Posts Tagged ‘Eugene Ormandy’

Jan. 07 2022

Newsletter article by Douglas Blackstone

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Member Blogs | Comments Off on Newsletter article by Douglas Blackstone

Conductors Good & Bad, or at all? By Douglas Blackstone When I was an active member of a symphony orchestra, I often got the question: “What does the conductor really do?” This was asked with the notion that it was difficult for the average concert attendee and listener to quantify a conductor’s actual contribution to […]

May. 28 2012

A Rocking First Time!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | 3 Comments

My father was not a fan of television, so as a child I spent a good deal of time in front of a record player listening to my mother’s classical and folk music.  There are photographs of me as a 4 year old sitting in my rocking chair, holding my beloved stuffed dog listening intently […]

Nov. 12 2011

Delicious Terror

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Vocalise | Comments Off on Delicious Terror

My mother’s favorite recording of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is the 1960 performance with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. She fancies tenor Rudolf Petrak’s roasting swan. As a five year old this album cover elicited delicious terror in me and so did the music! As it played, I studied the cover shivering at the […]