It was the usual uneventful Wednesday. Not much going on besides a Netflix disc that came in the mail. That is, until this appeared in my Facebook Newsfeed from the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Facebook page.“Originally scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert tonight, Yannick and the Orchestra will instead More >
You may remember when the Philadelphia Orchestra endured this bit of disrespect.
It’s now the Atlanta Symphony’s turn. At a recent concert billed as “Il Divo and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,” the audience saw Il Divo and the orchestra onstage, but heard Il Divo’s live performance accompanied by prerecorded tracks that More >
Here is a clip of Pierre Boulez conducting the second movement (Fêtes) of Debussy’s Nocturnes in London back in 1968. It is a teaser trailer for a DVD that Naxos is hawking.
The only way that could have been better would be if he was wearing a leather jacket, and More >
Writing Blurbs for Beethoven Sonatas
I need someone to write concise, pithy blurbs, one for each of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas. Each blurb should distinguish its sonata from all More >