Monthly Archives: October 2010

Interview: Frederica von Stade, A Fond Farewell

Mezzo-Soprano Frederica von Stade has been a star in the music scene since her met debut in 1970. Her roles have spanned across the world’s stage in both familiar productions, like Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) … Continue reading

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Symphony Orchestras – Jewels in Small Towns

When many think of attending a symphony orchestra, larger orchestras in more affluent cities might come to mind – Boston, New York, Los Angeles among them. However, it’s the smaller towns that breed a commitment-like attitude, relying on volunteers, small … Continue reading

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Indulge in Music – Rachel Barton Pine and Erich Wolfgang Korngold

American Violinist Rachel Barton Pine plays Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 at least once every season, ever since she first performed it in 1996 with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (IL). Her repertoire is vast, and … Continue reading

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