Archive for May 8th, 2023
The art of leadership
Paul Jan Zdunek is a conductor turned CEO who has co-authored a book that pulls together the seemingly disparate strands of conducting, horsemanship, and leadership.
TOFANA takes the stage at Sisters Freehold in Baltimore
For someone as deliciously, enduringly notorious–even infamous–as Giulia Tofana, the legendary Renaissance poisoner, strangely little is actually known. For certain, at least. Plenty of speculation and mythology has accumulated over the centuries since her (probable) execution for helping her fellow Italian wives become happy, wealthy widows via the administration of a secret house-blend of undectable […]
It’s GOOD to be back!
Let me start by thanking everyone for the many cards, emails, and phone calls received during my absence. You have no idea how much that meant to me.Even my fabulous neighbors were there offering to help. Olivia, who lives down the street saw my wife on one of her morning walks and offered to come […]
Monday 5/08/23 New York Philharmonic
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Jaap van Zweden SOLOISTS: Nicholas Houfek, lighting Design Levy Lorenzo, electronics MARCOS BALTER: Oyá for light, electronics, and orchestra JOHN ADAMS: My Father Knew Charles Ives TANIA LEÓN: Stride RESPIGHI: Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome)
10:27 PM Leevi Madetoja — Symphony No. 3 Key: A major Opus: 55Conductor: John StorgardsOndine, 1211 10:12 PM Sir Arnold Bax — Into the Twilight Conductor: Vernon HandleyChandos, 10446 9:59 PM Louis Moreau Gottschalk — Apotheose (grand marche solennelle) Opus: 29Philip Martin,pianoHyperion, 67118 9:33 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — Jazz Suite No.2 Conductor: Riccardo ChaillyLondon, 433702 […]