The Crowning Concert of Three Decades

Token Creek Festival closes its 30th season with two masters of the keyboard   One never lacks for opportunities to praise the latest event from co-founders John and Rose Mary Harbison, but even so it should be said up front that when it comes to concluding the 30th season of the Token Creek Chamber Music… Continue reading The Crowning Concert of Three Decades

A Belated Birthday Party at Token Creek

TCCMF puts the 80-year old John Harbison squarely in the spotlight   There was a special program last Wednesday (8/28) in the Festival barn, the beloved and intimate venue of the Token Creek Chamber Music Festival these past thirty years. It was meant to occur last February, around the time that other Madison events joined… Continue reading A Belated Birthday Party at Token Creek

Token Creek Chamber Music Festival at 30: Time to Tweak One Thing

All-Brahms concert produces a different kind of poignancy It didn’t take long on Sunday afternoon, as an all-Brahms program unfolded in the Festival barn at Token Creek, to realize that this would not be an easy blog to post… Some context, with apologies to those who may already know some of this: I have been… Continue reading Token Creek Chamber Music Festival at 30: Time to Tweak One Thing