Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Monumental Music for President’s Day on Symphony @ 7

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
February 17, 2014

This evening on Symphony @ 7 for President’s Day, we have a work inspired by the monumental sculpture of four American presidents carved into the Black Hills of South Dakota.  Mount Rushmore by Michael Daugherty is a dramatic oratorio from 2010 for chorus and orchestra, and we’ll have a recent recording with the Pacific Symphony and [...]

Pianist Roman Rabinovich Plays Tchaikovsky in Zanesville Tuesday

color photograph of pianist Roman Rabinovich sitting with elbows propped on his knees, and hands under his chin, with fingers interlaced.
Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich performs Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto on the Haifa Symphony Orchestra's first U.S. tour, Tuesday, 18 February, at Zanesville's Secrest Auditorium.
17, 2014

From his hotel room on the Haifa Symphony Orchestra’s first-ever U.S. tour, Israeli pianist Roman Rabinovich talks about crying babies, the musical intimacy of touring with an orchestra and his the extend “family:” the orchestra members themselves.