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Hello! This is my first blog post and I am excited to start writing about my musical endeavors and other things.

I recently finished my final graduate project for my masters in orchestral conducting. 194 more words

Classical Music

Prokofiev My Way (not about music)

Sergei Prokofiev was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist and conductor. As the creator of acknowledged masterpieces across numerous musical genres, he is regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century. 334 more words

Living And Loving In Nova Scotia

Dutilleux City: Morlot and Seattle Symphony Continue Their Survey of the French Master

Dutilleux City: Thanks to the vision and musicianship of Ludovic Morlot and Seattle Symphony, the Emerald City can legitimately claim to have become one of the globe’s top spots  to hear authoritative performances of the French master. 1,057 more words

Review

Michael McCooe: Composer – Sergei Prokofiev

Sergei Prokofiev (April 1891 – 5th March 1953) was a Russian and Soviet composer, pianist and conductor.

Prokofiev’s works

Many of the pieces he created, across various musical genres, were acknowledged as masterpieces. 363 more words

Michael McCooe

Wittgenstein Wonders, Day 4 – Piano Concerto No. 4 by Sergei Prokofiev

This week’s theme is…Wittgenstein Wonders! Can you imagine losing your livelihood?  How about your artistic identity?  The Austrian pianist Paul Wittgenstein made a very promising public debut in 1913, only to lose his right arm to wounds sustained during combat in the First World War.   1,529 more words

Orchestral