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The Romanze of Augustin Hadelich and Alban Gerhardt

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s January 7 concert was a large, romantic serenade by two musicians who understand their instruments’ needs—how to be held, how to be adored and how to be caressed. Violinist Augustin Hadelich performed on his 1723 “Ex-Kiesewetter” … Continue reading

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The Romantic Frederic Chopin and His Elegant First Piano Concerto

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) had an intimate connection with the piano. He was a composer of mazurkas, etudes, waltzes, 24 preludes, 21 nocturnes, 3 piano sonatas, 2 piano concertos, 4 ballades, and many more brilliant works that makes one appreciate the … Continue reading

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Russell Peck, Brahms’ “Requiem,” Bring Life, Vitality to Evening Concert

Often, it’s the drummer in the band that receives the loudest cheers. After all, he or she is the one that keeps everyone working in unison. And let’s admit—beating on a drum and making noise can be a lot of … Continue reading

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