Tag Archives: Gil Shaham

2011-2012 Symphony Season Openers

Symphony Orchestras across the country are bustling to complete the final preparations for their opening concert. The brochures have been printed and mailed (or put online), subscribers’ tickets are sent, contracts for guest performers have been sealed, and the music, … Continue reading

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West Side Story, Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances a Draw for Audience

There are many who will argue which is the greatest love song of all time, and they will all be correct of their own merit. I will join that argument and say that “Somewhere”* from West Side Story is probably … Continue reading

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Ask Conductors Your Burning Questions this Wednesday at #askaconductor

Ever have a question for a conductor to which you were dying to know the answer? What would you ask a conductor if given the chance? How he/she chooses the musicians or the music? What he eats? Does he dream … Continue reading

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