Salon Piano Series and the Pro Arte Quartet made Sunday a day to remember With all due respect to Ernie Banks’ original quote, expressing his joy in the game of baseball, and to the Green Bay Packers and their legions of fans, there was no place I would have rather been last Sunday at… Continue reading It’s a Beautiful Day for a Concert—Let’s Hear Two!
BDDS celebrates silver anniversary, but give them a gold medal The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society, that impish and excellent music festival created by Stephanie Jutt and Jeffrey Sykes, has now been spoiling us every June for a quarter-century. They have long proven that they bear comparison with many a better-known summer festival in our… Continue reading Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society: 25-Carat Gold
One can hardly help but read about “Schubertiades”—those evenings when friends of Franz Schubert would gather at his place and sing and play through the night—and not fervently wish for some sort of a musical time machine to whisk us back a couple of centuries. Thanks to Bill Lutes and Martha Fischer, we’ve got the… Continue reading “Schubertiade” at Mills Hall a True Time-warp Party