Token Creek Chamber Music Festival: Ripe and Ready for the 29th Time

Opening program of Bach and Primosch is indeed a “harvest”   Any one of the previous incarnations of the Token Creek Chamber Music Festival’s end-of-summer celebrations might have been dubbed “Harvest.” As it happens, it is this year, the 29th go-round of great music, pithy insights and the precious camaraderie shared by a hundred or… Continue reading Token Creek Chamber Music Festival: Ripe and Ready for the 29th Time

Willy Street Chamber Players Are Back (Hallelujah!)

Opening program an ear-opener, exceptionally played as usual   Thank heaven violinist Paran Amirinazari wanted to play more in the summer, and four years ago or so found some like-minded (and splendidly talented) friends who agreed. The result was the Willy Street Chamber Players, and Friday night they commenced their fourth (all-too-brief!) season at Immanuel… Continue reading Willy Street Chamber Players Are Back (Hallelujah!)

Willy Street Chamber Players Continue to Impress

Musical Madison keeps giving us new summer blooms   The short—and frequently brilliant—summer season of the Willy Street Chamber Players  (pictured above) continued Friday night (July 21). In less than three years the core group of a half-dozen of our city’s sharpest and most creative young musicians have developed an almost rabidly faithful following…and the… Continue reading Willy Street Chamber Players Continue to Impress