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Beethoven, Prince (with a nod to the Blues)

2015 and 2016 have been a rough years for some of the major names in the music business. I’ve written some tributes myself, here and… 307 more words

Vadym Kholodenko returns to stage after family tragedy

Review: Pianist sets tragedy aside in recital at Musco. The Orange County Register, April 27, 2016.

(Kholodenko played the music in the video as his first encore Tuesday.)

Classical Music

He has overcome: Alain Trudel takes the helm at OSO

It’s hard to imagine Alain Trudel ever slowing down.

The peripatetic conductor, trombonist and composer is always on the go. But several years ago, he was sidelined by a rare cancer that would see his career as a performer endangered. 907 more words

Local Arts

Wednesday Music: Smetana's 'Die Moldau'

I have a real treat for you today, a piece by Czech composer Bedřich Smetana called Die Moldau. I played this piece back when I was in a symphony orchestra and I haven’t thought of it in years. 162 more words


Music for Deep Sleep - Relaxing Classical Music for Night Time

Deep Sleep, full of colorful dreams or a dreamless one. Easy night, when you close your eyes in the evening and open them to the dawn’s sun shining through the window’s blinds… 62 more words

Classical Music

Bach, Beethoven, Mozart - beautiful classical music album for the Youngest Ones!!!

Presenting beautiful renditions of most famous classical music composers:

‘Bach, Beethoven, Mozart for Babies & Kids’

This album was prepared with the Mozart Effect in mind. 60 more words

Chamber Music