Posts Tagged ‘Shriver Hall Concert Series’

Sep. 06 2014

And so it begins …

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

                The Shriver Hall 2014-2015 season opens this month! Their President, Stephen Jacobsohn, came to talk about what’s in store.   Related posts: Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger Keeping it in the family Emanuel Ax’s Brahms project

May. 07 2014

Emanuel Ax’s Brahms project

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

      Emanuel Ax, a marvelous interpreter of Johannes Brahms, has embarked on a project that explores Brahms’s piano music in its original forms but also takes his music further by commissioning contemporary composers to make works around his music. We have the opportunity to hear some of the fruits of this project at […]

Apr. 02 2014

Out of the ordinary recital at Shriver Hall

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

                It’s not every day that you get to hear a trumpet recital, but there is one coming at Shriver Hall on Sunday evening. Here’s the President of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Stephen Jacobsohn.         Related posts: Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger Keeping […]

Oct. 01 2013

Keeping it in the family

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

The Latvian-born cellist, Mischa Maisky, last appeared on the Shriver Hall Concert Series in 1982 – before his daughter, the pianist Lily Maisky, was born in Paris in 1987. Now, they will be appearing together on the series to open the 2013-2014 season on Sunday. Related posts: Out of the ordinary recital at Shriver Hall […]

Sep. 24 2013

Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

This chamber music series is one of the wonderful success stories in the musical world — witness the fact that they have increased their season from eight to nine concerts for the 2013-2014 season. The SHCS Executive Director, Stephen Jacobsohn, came in to the studios to give us an overview of the new season.   […]

Jun. 14 2013

Wild Horses can’t Stop me from Celebrating Lang Lang’s Birthday!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

This morning I played a recording of Lang Lang performing a Haydn piano sonata, and I couldn’t resist adding “Horses” from that same recording.  It features Lang Lang and his father, Lang Guo-ren on the erhu.  I will never forget, and it seems like yesterday, their encore of “Horses” at a Shriver Hall concert back […]

Apr. 18 2012

Standing Out in a Crowd

By Reed Hessler | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

We live in a golden age of chamber music ensembles, not only string quartets, but established piano trios and piano quartets, which would have been unheard of half a century ago. The bar is high. No one gets away with vague intonation or rhythm any more. Ensemble means just that; a group must sound like a […]

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