performed by Wayne Marshall and the Aalborg Symphony, or below by Earl Wild and the Boston Pops under Arthur Fielder Jazz. I don’t like it. But I’m also willing to admit when I’m wrong. Earlier this year I was present … Continue reading George Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F
performed by Viktoria Mullova and Bruno Canino (more about Mullova below), or below by Renaud Capuçon and (the outstandingly lovely) Hélène Grimaud Who would have thought the first violin sonata we’d tackle on this blog (after almost three years of pretty dedicated listening … Continue reading Ravel: Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major
led by the incredible Wayne Marshall Nights like tonight are a testament to the importance of an inspiring leader. It’s not terribly often one walks into a concert with a program of works all by one composer, but that is, as the … Continue reading TSO’s Gershwin, Relax!
A concert review. What a fantastic program. Also, I think I’m going to stop including “concert review” in the titles of my concert reviews. Isn’t it obvious? Should be. Just added that first line there. The titles get too long … Continue reading NSO’s Shostakovich: His Humor and Seriousness