Tag Archives: Yo-Yo Ma

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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Robert Schumann – Beloved Chief Romantic Composer

Robert Schumann’s life was full of the romantic drama he poured into his music. First, he pushed aside his law books to concentrate on music. When he ended up studying under the rigorous tutelage of Friedrich Wieck, he fell in … Continue reading

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A Season of Music

When my symphony season brochure arrives in the mail, I devour its contents like most women devour chocolate when no one is looking. The music is that intoxicating. (Okay…sometimes I’m eating chocolate while I’m studying the brochure). I’m anxious to … Continue reading

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