Wed, 20 July 2011
Episode 64: Gorgeous Melodies in a Strange Structure – The Glazunov Violin Concerto
Upcoming Events: July 12 – with the New York Chamber Soloists in Stowe, VT (Bach, Paganini, Mozart, Albeniz, Piazzola), July 15 – “Classical Heavy Metal” late night chamber music in Ottawa, Ontario, July 16 – recital with Menahem Pressler in Ottawa, Ontario (Mozart, Schubert, Franck), July 17 – Brahms Piano Quintet with Menahem Pressler in Ottawa, Ontario, July 18-23 – teaching at the Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp including a July 20 performance, July 24 – master class for the Sphinx Performance Academy in Chicago, IL, July 25 – 17th Century English music with Trio Settecento for the Viola da Gamba Society of America Conclave
Inquiries from my Inbox: Jaden asks, “Can you make a video of you playing the Czardas and Massenet? Can you wear your golden watch on the right hand side?”
Random Musical Thought: As classical music has changed and evolved over the centuries, should we consider this to be “progress?”
A conversation with Maestro José Serebrier about the new Warner Classics album, Glazunov Complete Concertos, featuring soloists including Rachel Barton Pine. Includes sound clips from the CD.