Obituary — Victor Hochhauser Obituary — Krzysztof Penderecki Superintendent Michael Testani led a group through sparsely furnished classrooms and into a cafeteria marked with caution tape.
Prodigious appetite for repertoire — Ron Bierman talks to coloratura soprano Alisa Jordheim. Obituary — Alicia Alonso Contrast and Energy — Modern wind chamber music, heard by Geoff Pearce. Obituary — Barrington Pheloung Classical music news.
Music Mountain — The Connecticut-based concert series celebrates ninety continuous years Ensemble. It seems at the drop of a hat someone else is famous for an internet video or gained notoriety from the plethora of mainstream shows which promise easy fame to musicians and singers.
Well, I've often wondered why we find plenty of sex in almost all the fine arts — literature, movies, painting, sculpture, opera — but not in the classical concert hall. I suppose this has to be included, although the sorry truth is I am not much of a Bing Crosby fan.
Obituary — Alfred Janson
Are musicians paid enough? So I will simply encourage you to check out alternate readings by, among many others, the Drifters and Darlene Love. Salomes Tanz der sieben Schleier]. She's conducted symphonic programs, operas and ballets with orchestras around-the-world. The Katy Perrys and Rebecca Blacks out there are a dime a dozen.
Scuttling Crabs — Music for vibraphone and wind quintet, heard by Geoff Pearce.