Posts tagged Conductor
Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra withdrew from his remaining performances in Chicago in October due to illness (“extreme gastric distress”)
The orchestra was able to engage Pierre Boulez to stand in for the ailing Muti.
Boulez will conduct Mahler’s Seventh Symphony for the PBS More >
Critic Peter Dobrin was kind enough to publish a blurb in the Inquirer about the 25th anniversary of Eugene Ormandy’s burial. There was going to be a small memorial on Saturday. So I went to the church in Society Hill – Old Pine Presbyterian – where Eugene Ormandy More >
The late Buddy Rich is well known as an old school big band drummer. His wit won for him many appearances on the Johnny Carson show where the public heard only sanitized stories about him. For example, when he was being prepped for surgery he was asked if he was More >