When Ben Wiant was asked why he invests so much time and energy into saving one instrument, he says it is because they are irreplaceable. Even when instruments are painstakingly reproduced, they sound different, because they are different.
I have found that the more I know about and listen to composers such as Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky, the more I appreciate well-crafted and well-performed music of other types.
Music and film are inextricably linked. The right music can make a bad film tolerable, a good film better, and a great film a classic.
US Airways was not excited about Time for Three’s violinists, Nicholas Kendall and Zachary De Pue, when they tried to carry their violins onto a flight from Charlotte NC which was headed to Northwest Arkansas. They were told to put them in the hold.
“He plays staples and milestones of the piano literature, the fare of the greatest virtuosos, with not only complete technical control and ease, but also musical understanding and maturity, decades beyond his age. He is a prodigious talent, and I am very happy to be working with him.” pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi
Pablo Casals, Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suites, BBC Music Magazine
We’ve all been there…dorm rooms wide open and music blasting. Neighbors having a loud backyard barbecue. Construction sending a visceral sound wave through the office building.
Time for Three, or tf3 for short, will be performing with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Friday evening at 8:00 pm. The self-described “classically-trained garage band” will be on Classical 101 with Boyce Lancaster Friday morning at 9 am.
Time for Three invades Columbus with ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Friday evening at 8:00 pm. It is a performance not to be missed!