Suggested Pogram: Ralph Vaughan-Williams: The Wasps Overture Joseph Haydn: My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?, from The Last 7 Words of Christ, Hob. XX.1 Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4 – Chamber Orchestra Version by
Nine decades old today, Pierre Boulez is a towering figure in 20th century music: a revolutionary composer who has influenced at least five generations, and a conductor who championed the new and the challenging. If you want to be convinced that the
What is so fascinating about making lists? As if we could fit as many dreams as days we have lived in a little succession of favorites. Anyway, the purpose of this post is to suggest a little game to
Here you can find a partial list of the Premieres the U.S. orchestras are undertaking: The New York Philharmonic has announced its 2015-16 season. The principal news is that Esa-Pekka Salonen is beginning a term as composer-in-residence, presiding over a Messiaen series
when do we know that our efforts are being completed? When is a good moment to say “I got this”?
These and more questions pertaining the balance between practice and performances
The following is an interview prepared by Olivia Savage to be published in the NVO Opera Website: Olivia Savage: What do you think the audience will most enjoy musically about each of our operas this season? Carlos Andrés Botero: Although
There is always… a Logical, a Natural & an Untrue way with the interpretation of music: The Logical is already written, the Natural arises pristine when we sing. The Untrue version of music avoids always the first two other ways. How much of each one