In one of the world’s most beautiful churches, this all-women orchestra plays a unique blend of classical music, created by famous Cuban and Latin American composers.
Monday, August 29
Hurricane watch! Hear stormy music and news of Irene’s impact on the musicians of the East Coast
Bela Bartok’s Hungarian Sketches, a lush and lively Norwegian Dance
Composers Datebook: Saariaho at the Proms
Arts education takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes. Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Bob Sagan, Director of Education and Outreach for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, as they discuss the state of arts education in Rochester and RBTL’s “jewel educational program,” Stars of Tomorrow.
So ends the busiest, most inspirational summer of my adult life! In the last three months, I’ve been privileged to walk through St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, to watch otters swimming in the St. Lawrence River, and to hear barihunk Nathan Gunn singing “Home on the Range” at the Glimmerglass Festival.
Monday, August 22
A Tropical Jam, a Turkish March, Grieg’s Holberg Suite
Composer’s Datebook: Handel at work on "Messiah"
LAGQ: a group that performed in Skaneateles over the weekend
Pieces by Schubert, Holst, and Frank Bridge’s brilliantly conceived Dance Rhapsody
Tuesday, August 23
My Houghton friend Brad Wilber, who runs a blog predicting future Metropolitan Opera productions, has been asked to STOP. This is very interesting. Read more.
Monday, August 15
Composer’s Datebook: Leon Theremin's good vibration
Music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, and the irresistible fun of Jacques Ibert’s flute concerto
A ticket giveaway: a cellist’s fantasy in live performance at the Canandaguia LakeMusic Fest
Tuesday, August 16