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Collaboration and the Glass Slipper

A dream is a wish your heart makes When you’re fast asleep In dreams you lose your heartaches Whatever you wish for you keep

I am pleased to be conducting two big collaborations with the Utah Philharmonia in the coming month. 

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EDITORIAL: Is Classical Music Dead?

Hello everybody! Today, I’ve spent almost 7 hours listening to Schumann piano music. Most of you reading awesome (specifically Jess) may have heard the name Schumann, but probably don’t know (or at least, you don’t know that you know) his music. 1,983 more words

49. The Richness of Thirds 2

Heard and examined in this article are works by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Béla Bartók and Sergei Prokofiev

49.3 Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Kijé’s Wedding, 109-116… 2,143 more words

Music Scoring

A Day at the Hall

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

6:56 am: drive into town in pouring rain and heavy traffic – listen to Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 2,209 more words

Classical Music

No conductor?

Yena Choi

There aren’t many things more rewarding than the feeling you get when you walk off a concert stage after a soul-stirring, adrenalin-filled orchestral performance with your fellow colleagues. 618 more words


Tutti alla sbarra con Cenerentola, principessa minimal, ironica e sublime

Illusioni gioie sofferenze, Cenerentola rimane la favola più amata e rivisitata che fa riscattare i sogni e l’immaginazione. Una delle riletture più recenti giunge da  115 more words


Rotterdam Philharmonic presents colorful Chicago debut

I recently reviewed the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphony Hall appearance for the Chicago Maroon. You can read the review here.

Next up: Gil Shaham plays Bach, due at Symphony Hall… 14 more words