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Tag Archives: Brooklyn Academy of Music
This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by Ensemble for the Romantic Century Executive Artistic Director Eve Wolf. We discuss their new production “Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart,” what a “Theatrical Concert” is and the not death classical music.
- This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by Ensemble for the Romantic Century Executive Artistic Director Eve Wolf.
- We discuss their new production “Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart,” premiering at BAM on March 5th – 9th.
- Eve also helps us take the pulse of classical music. We conclude that the patient is in fact NOT DEAD, no matter what the poorly researched and poorly written Slate piece by Mark Vanhoenacker claims.
- The Grammy winners are in. Minnesota wins for orchestral performance while taking the entire year off.
- Milwaukee Symphony concertmaster Frank Almond is tased and has his 1715 Stradivarius stolen while leaving a concert at Wisconsin Lutheran College. There’s a $100,000 reward being offered for the return of the instrument.
- RIP Singer-songwriter and activist Pete Seeger and revered conductor Claudio Abbado who served as music director of La Scala, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera and the Berlin Philharmonic.
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by powerhouse string quartet ETHEL’s newest member, violinist Tema Watstein. We discuss ETHEL’s Documerica project and the intimidation of composing when your first piece will be premiered by ETHEL.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by powerhouse string quartet ETHEL‘s newest member, violinist Tema Watstein.
- She stopped by to discuss the BAMNext Wave Festival world premiere of ETHEL’s multi-media concert event, Documerica.
- Featuring commissioned works by Mary Ellen Childs, Ulysses Owens Jr., Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, and James Kimo Williams, this evening-length concert piece combines new music and images from the Documerica Project funded by the Environmental Protection Agency from 1971-1977.
- We also discuss the stresses (such as fierce competition) faced by full-time composers. Friend of the show Rob Deemer chimes in, wondering the value of competition and what “full-time composer” means, anyway.