Month: May 2010

Special Private Peview Concert of Dances and Dreams, June 5 at 8PM

Link to Dances and Dreams- June 5 concert information. With music of Debussy, Stravinsky and Poulenc. Featuring the Columbus Symphony Woodwind Quintet and Columbus Symphony violinist Tatiana Hanna with Special Guest International Pianist Ahlin Min. Concert is free, but all…

Poem: Music Appreciation, finding Solace and Healing in Music

Music Appreciation by Floyd Skloot from the collection Mixed Voices, Contemporary Poems about Music, ed. Emilie Buchwald and Ruth Roston. This is a touching poem about being forced to face a mysterious and serious illness, and finding solace and healing…

‘Opus’: Inside the music – A Play about a String Quartet

‘Opus’: Inside the music – San Jose Mercury News. Getting inside the private life of a professional string quartet. This would be interesting to see. It sounds like engaging personal drama, which also delves behind the preparations for a concert.…

Cut Him Some Slack: Dudamel’s Hype Turns To Drubbing : NPR

Cut Him Some Slack: Dudamel’s Hype Turns To Drubbing : NPR. Ouch! Poor guy. Fame is brutal. Dudamel’s performance of the war horse Symphony No. 6 by Tchaikovsky received the most drubbing. Anthony Tommasini, of the New York Times, called…

Let classical music in, enhance your life

A fresh and novel reason for listening to classical music. Hey, whatever works. Challenge and novelty are key elements to happiness, writes Gretchen Rubin, whose book, “The Happiness Project”; hit the New York Times best seller list this spring. “The…