Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Washington Classical Review on Hélène Grimaud's "Water" Recital at Shriver Hall

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Charles Downey of The Washington Classical Review shares his thoughts on pianist Hélène Grimaud's December 4 recital at Shriver Hall. In this haunting program, Grimaud explored works inspired by the sound and movement of water, followed by Brahms' Second Sonata. Downey writes, "Ravel’s Jeux d’Eau and its model, 'Les Jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este' from the third year of Liszt’s Années de pèlerinage, purled off Grimaud’s fingers with delicacy."

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

St. Lawrence String Quartet on Haydn's "Joke"

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The St. Lawrence String Quartet's performance on Nov 20 here at Shriver Hall is just around the corner! For a preview of one of the pieces you'll be hearing at the concert, check out the group's TED talk at TEDxStanford last year! SPOILER ALERT — we don't mean to ruin the "joke" ;)

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

"A group from London's Academy of St. Martin in the Fields showed off superior skills in Shriver Hall opener."

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Tim Smith of The Baltimore Sun reviews our 2016-17 season opener with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.  Of their performance of Schubert's Octet, Smith says, "The Academy musicians seemed to revel in the notes and they shaped an absorbing, virtuosic performance."  We couldn't agree more!

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Pianist Roman Rabinovich Gives Baltimore Premiere of Surfaces this Saturday

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Composer Michael Brown's Surfaces receives its Baltimore premiere this Saturday in a recital by pianist and visual artist Roman Rabinovich.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Greg Sandow's Take on the Future of Classical Music

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"What’s distinctive about you? What can you offer that no one else can?

It doesn’t have to be something earthshaking. It can be something modest, as long as it’s truthful, and comes from your heart."

An interesting read on the future of classical music and our job as administrators to communicate that artistic message:

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