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Akron Symphony taps history of The Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812 to open its new season

by Daniel Hathaway

Two hundred years to the day from the eventful night in Chesapeake Bay when the Baltimore lawyer Francis Scott Key watched the British Royal Navy’s bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 and penned the poem that begins, “O say can you see by the dawn’s early light,” the Akron Symphony will mark the birth of the United State’s eventual National Anthem with a program of music by Dudley Buck, Beethoven, Charles Ives and Michael Gandolfi on Saturday, September 13 at 8:00 in E.J. 505 more words


Christopher Wilkins' Summer Blog- O'er the Land of the Free

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s final concert of the summer at the DCR’s Hatch Shell will take place on Wednesday, August 27 at 7 PM. The program celebrates the bicentennial of… 1,560 more words

Composers and Programs for the Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music July 17-21

Harbison and Gandolfi focus on American composers, former Tanglewood Fellows

The 2014 Festival of Contemporary Music, under the direction of composers John Harbison and  698 more words


Vintage on Now Is the Time

It’s a blast from the past on Now Is the Time, Saturday, May 24th at 9 pm at wrti.org and WRTI-HD2. David Del Tredici threw over his cutting-edge training in 12-tone music for his aggressively tonal “Alice” pieces, works based on… 234 more words

New Music

Ondine Recording Session in Jordan Hall

Prologue – Above the Waves
I. Below, sparkling
II. Below, deep
Epilogue – Above the Waves

I came upon an odd phenomena this year: having two dear (male) friends actually accuse me of having some sort of spell on them. 357 more words

Stephanie Ann Boyd

With Strings Attached – San Francisco Choral Artists (Magen Solomon, Artistic Director); The Alexander String Quartet

This album is the creative fruit of a unique Bay Area collaboration between San Francisco Choral Artists (Magen Solomon, Artistic Director) and The Alexander String Quartet. 880 more words

CD Review

Gandolfi and a Wizard's Guide to the Orchestra

On Friday, May 24th, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra put on a masterful performance at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester in conjunction with the Dudamel Orchestra of the… 347 more words