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WQLN March Podcast

Our live radio show from March 13th with guests from the Magic Flute, including Jamie Flora, Shannon Dooley, John Dooley, Natalie Polito, Marc Webster, Kate Amatuzzo, Rob Frankenberry, Kris Denton and GM Steve Weiser along with host Brian Hannah. 9 more words

Erie Chamber Orchestra

The Sensitive Side of Mozart

From ECO Trumpet, and host of Classics on WQLN Radio,
Brian Hannah

The sensitive side of Mozart in his own words.

Generally, based on the stories we’ve all been told, when asked to describe Mozart a few thoughts probably come to mind: 962 more words

Mozart and Me

From ECO Keyboardist Beth Etter

I can relive the experience vividly, though it’s been decades ago. It was summer. I had just graduated from Allegheny College as a music major. 282 more words

Being Bad is Good

From ECO Soloist Kate Amatuzzo
(Papagena in our upcoming Magic Flute in Concert)

I’ll never forget the first time I was cast in an opera. It was the spring of 2004, and I was just finishing up my freshman year of college at Mercyhurst University. 635 more words

A Young American Conductor in Salzburg

From ECO Music Director Matthew Kraemer

I was awarded the Herbert Von Karajan Conducting Award in 2006, which afforded me the rare opportunity to serve as a conducting fellow with the Vienna Philharmonic during their annual summer residency at the Salzburg Music Festival. 239 more words

Revival Flute

It’s interesting now and again to pop into a revival of the ROH’s standard productions. You know – the popular ones that get revived season after season, usually for long runs and where, if you are lucky, you might catch a promising debut. 641 more words

Performances I've Seen

Die Zauberflöte - Breslik, Karg, Werba, Siminska, February 28th 2015

What a joyous, fun evening of music and comedy this was.

Schikaneder’s libretto explores high aspirations (human brotherhood, enlightenment) and gentle humour (Papagena’s “Padlock moment”, his search for a woman) and Mozart’s music brings all up into the highest art.  1,234 more words