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Pops Goes Classical – Passport to the World: A Night in Hungary

On Sunday the thirteenth of July, I had the distinct pleasure of attending San Diego Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Pops concert, Pops Goes Classical – Passport to the World: 1,583 more words


Clara Schumann

Clara Schumann

Schumann, the wife of composer Robert Schumann, was a renowned pianist of her time. A child prodigy, she made her debut in 1830 and later performed with great success all over… 53 more words

CSO prepares for season’s coda, welcomes new soloists

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The Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra performs its first concert of the season June 28 in the Amphitheater.

It’s a finale of firsts tonight as the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra puts a bow on its 86th season at 8:15 p.m. 484 more words

Chautauqua Institution

A private performance in my living room

Instead of watching more episodes of a show I’d scene a million times (something I do when I feel anxious), I flipped through the few television channels I have and happened upon… 55 more words


Brahms - a final thought

Brahms lived a good and relatively long life. He lived to be 63 years old and spent pretty much his entire life working in a vocation he loved. 196 more words

Classical Music

Brahms and friendship

I do love the music of Brahms. Last week I had the pleasure of hearing his Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 performed by the Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin, piano. 242 more words

Classical Music