A word with the conductor Joel Sachs, who explains the Latin American theme of this year’s event.
The Latvian virtuoso continues to focus on honing his chamber orchestra, unearthing neglected composers and seeking personal inspiration.
Music by American composer Leo Sowerby, known as the “Dean of American Church Musicians,” but not church music! Also, a monumental symphony for organ and orchestra from France. Enjoy, and thanks for listening! 6:00 PM 16307 Leo Sowerby Florida Suite H 197 Albany 226 SOLO Malcolm Halliday,piano 24:21 C 1 4-8 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:30 PM […]
Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.
I’m sorry but James Bond is simply wrong on this one! Mary and I discuss why stirring is better!
This evening Gianandrea Noseda conducts the National Symphony Orchestra in an all-American program. Naturally, one of the works on the program is Aaron Copland’s Lincoln Portrait. In light of the event of the following day, we wonder if Noseda and his musicians could be convinced to switch the narration used in the performance. It might sound something like this:
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The orchestra, which cut its first record on Jan. 20, 1917, has made more than 2,000 recordings. A boxed set of 65 CDs from Sony Classical celebrates the centennial.
11:00 PM Cooper International Piano Competition Concerto Final Round TBA
These instruments will stretch beyond their vocal qualities when the Atlantic Reed Consort plays at Weill Recital Hall, and the Rushes Ensemble Comes to National Sawdust.
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Hans Graf SOLOIST: Orli Shaham, piano LUTOSLAWSKI: Musigue funèbre BARTÓK: Concerto No. 3 for Piano and Orchestra TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Opus 74, “Pathétique”