Here’s are some photos, taken by our own William Pruett, of the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael’s Abbey performing as part of our “Cathedrals of Sound” concert Saturday night.
Review: Dover Quartet plays ‘Voices of Defiance,’ music of Ullmann, Laks and Shostakovich
By TIMOTHY MANGAN Reading the liner notes to the Dover Quartet’s “Voices of Defiance” before I listened to it was probably a mistake. They gave me the impression that the recording would be tough, unpleasant going. The three pieces were
Bruckner 8th: Wagner tubas
Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8, performed by Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony this week, requires eight (French) horn players, numbers 5-8 of whom are also required to double on a relatively rare instrument called the Wagner tuba, two on tenor Wagner
Pacific Overtures, November
Here’s the November issue of our monthly newsletter, Pacific Overtures, written and curated by yours truly. Click on the link below. Pacific Overtures. November, 2017.
November vlog update
Public relations and social media manager offers a video roundup of Pacific Symphony concerts in November.
Interview: Carl St.Clair takes on Bruckner 8
By TIMOTHY MANGAN Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 — massive, glowering, spiritual — is on the schedule this month for the first time in the history of Pacific Symphony. The performances, on Nov. 9-11, will also be the first anywhere
(Curated classical music news and views from around the internet.) Classical musicians the world over know IMSLP (the free International Music Score Library); now the founder speaks…. The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition is well underway; performances are about