Tag Archives: Alexander Glazunov

Love Affair with Sergei Rachmaninoff and His Piano Concerto No. 2

I’ve had another sudden affair with Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) as of late. That isn’t to say the affair hasn’t gone on for years. I adore him. But periodically I’m reminded of that love when I listen to him; his brilliance … Continue reading

Posted in Composers | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Glazunov, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Frautschi a Dynamic Combination of Music

Put Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936), Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) and Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) into the same room, and you end up with serenity, intensity and excitement rolled into a neatly packaged gift of incredible music. Often I will allow the “smaller” … Continue reading

Posted in Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment