There is a young lady named Emily Bear who has had the word prodigy attached to her name by many, but she’d rather you not.
Maybe it’s time to rethink having musicians trying to perform in what is almost always going to be extreme conditions in D.C. in January, or at least quit trying to make it bigger and better every four years.
Some Musicians Say Hugo Chavez’s Embracing of El Sistema Sullies It El Sistema was founded in 1975 by Jose Antonio Abreu, a musician, economist and former cabinet minister. Mr. Abreu used music to pull hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged you off the streets of Venezuela and into practice rooms and performance spaces. Gabriela Montero, a [...]
In their final subscription concert this season, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra tackled a diverse program, ranging from music of Beethoven performed by pianist Jeremy Denk to the world premiere of a new work by Evan Chambers.