Tag Archives: Aaron Copland

Why Rachmaninov, Copland and Symphony Orchestras Keep Us Moving

There is an intense wheel many of us find ourselves on, much like hamsters. The wheel of life continues to spin, filled with activity, but there seems to be no end to the mounting responsibilities. As it circles with us … Continue reading

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George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Conrad Tao Thrill at JSO Opening Concert

Observing soloists is always intriguing since each has his or her own style and signature—a way of playing. This past weekend with the opening concert of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 17-year-old Conrad Tao was the brilliant pianist for George Gershwin’s … Continue reading

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Interview: Soprano Dawn Upshaw

Soprano Dawn Upshaw has a voice as smooth and rich as dark chocolate, and clear and clean as spring water from a brook. The singer has been performing opera and concert repertoire for over 25 years, from the works of … Continue reading

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