Notas: 19 de diciembre

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in Notas del programa
Notas: 19 de diciembre

19 de diciembre • ¡Celebración decembrina! Notas del programa de concierto por Alixandra Feeley María Angélica Lasso, traducción al español   Joy to the World Adaptación de Mack Wilberg Las palabras familiares para este clásico decembrino fueron escritas a principios de los años 1700 por el reconocido escritor de himnos Isaac Watts. Después de más de […]

Notes: December 19

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 in Program Notes
Notes: December 19

December 19, 2015 • Holiday Cheer! Program notes by Alixandra Feeley Joy to the World Arr. by Mack Wilberg The familiar words to this holiday classic were written in the early 1700s by renowned hymn writer Isaac Watts. More than a century later, Lowell Mason adapted and arranged music, likely Handel’s Messiah, for Watt’s celebratory hymn. In fact, […]

Notes: November 20

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 in Program Notes
Notes: November 20

November 20, 2015 • Inextinguishable Program notes by Leigh Townsend LOCKLAIR Phoenix for Orchestra (2007) COMPOSER’S NOTES Working from Winston-Salem, NC, Dr. Dan Locklair (b.1949) is a composer and educator currently serving as Composer-in-Residence and Professor of Music at Wake Forest University. In an article from 2007, the native North Carolinian describes the origin and evolution, as well as some listening […]

Notes: October 2

Posted on Sep 20, 2015 in Program Notes
Notes: October 2

October 2, 2015 • Nature’s Realm Concert program notes by Leigh Townsend VIVALDI “Autumn” from The Four Seasons (1725) The popularity of The Four Seasons knows no bounds. Found everywhere from the traditional concert stage to commercials for cars and computers, these pieces are known as quintessential Vivaldi. About Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) was an influential composer whose […]

Notes: May 21

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Program Notes
Notes: May 21

May 21 • Planes, Trains & Automobiles Concert program notes by Leigh Townsend   Short Ride in a Fast Machine 1986 John Adams (b. 1947) Adams describes his own music as “post-minimalist”. His compositions tend to be more directional and dramatic than the traditional minimalists such as Philip Glass or Steve Reich. Short Ride in a Fast Machine […]

Notas: 21 de mayo

Posted on May 1, 2015 in Notas del programa, Program Notes
Notas: 21 de mayo

21 de mayo • Aviones, Trenes y Automóviles Notas del programa de concierto por Leigh Townsend María Angélica Lasso, traducción al español   Short Ride in a Fast Machine John Adams (nac. en 1947) Adams describe su propia música como “postminimalista”. Sus composiciones tienden a ser más direccionales y dramáticas que las de minimalistas tradicionales como Philip […]

Notes: April 3

Posted on Mar 25, 2015 in Program Notes, Uncategorized
Notes: April 3

April 3 • Reformations Concert program notes by Leigh Townsend Toccata and Fugue in D Minor 1708 J.S. Bach/Leopold Stokowski   (1685–1750)   (1882–1977) Transcribing old music for modern instruments and modern audiences is essential for keeping classical music alive. From obscurity to Fantasia, the Toccata and Fugue in D minor is a splendid showpiece of orchestral potential. […]

Notes: February 13

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Program Notes
Notes: February 13

February 13 • From Russia With Love Concert program notes by Leigh Townsend

Notes: December 20

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in Program Notes
Notes: December 20

December 20 • Holiday Cheer! Concert program notes by Leigh Townsend

Notas: 14 noviembre

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 in Notas del programa
Notas: 14 noviembre

14 noviembre • Un cuento de tres sinfonías Notas del programa de DPO — Laurie Shulman, © 2014 María Angélica Lasso, traducción al español