Pacific Overtures, January

My January newsletter has been published.

Pacific Overtures. January, 2018.


Program from New Year’s in Vienna 2018

A quick rundown, including repertoire…

Program for New Year’s concert from Vienna. Pacific Symphony Blog, Dec. 27, 2017.

Listen to this: ‘Bolero’

Sound file, with annotation of the instrumentation…

Listen to this: ‘Bolero.’ Pacific Symphony Blog, Dec. 19, 2017.

Great moments in commercial music: Lincoln

Music by Shostakovich, the second waltz from his Jazz Suite No. 2.

Video: Leonard Bernstein conducts Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3, ‘Sinfonia Espansiva’

Interesting video over on the other blog I run …

Video: Leonard Bernstein conducts Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3, ‘Sinfonia Espansiva.’ Pacific Symphony Blog, Dec. 12, 2017.

Review: Walton symphonies

Review: Walton Symphonies Nos. 1-2, Kirill Karabits and the Bournemouth Symphony. Pacific Symphony Blog, Dec. 6, 2017.

Playlist: Scherzos

Nine orchestral scherzos, some well known, others not, chosen by me.

Playlist: Scherzos. Pacific Symphony Blog, Dec. 5, 2017.

Pacific Overtures: December

The December issue of the newsletter I write for Pacific Symphony has been published.

Pacific Overtures. December, 2017.

Interview: Conductor Anu Tali

The Estonian musician makes her debut with Pacific Symphony this week.

Interview: Conductor Anu Tali. Pacific Symphony Blog, Nov. 22, 2017.

Happy Thanksgiving

Carlo Maria Giulini conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony. Happy Thanksgiving.

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