Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus 2020-21 season. Read article here.
The Kennedy Center’s National Symphony Orchestra cancels most of their 2020-21 season. This is bad news for the areas Orchestra Choruses — the Choral Arts Society of Washington, The Washington Chorus and the University of Maryland Concert Choir — but I support the NSO’s decision due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read article here.
Is their life worth it? It was disturbing and concerning for me to see one of my favourite orchestras in the EU back to performing so soon (mid June 2020). They’ve uploaded 12 videos of pieces from their recent performances. Plenty of opportunities to get infected with COVID-19. Read article here.
What’s the difference between the Church Choir and the Orchestra Chorus? Read article here.
What are Orchestra Choruses and Church Choirs going to do in the age of COVID-19? If you haven’t heard, singing is one of the ways that COVID-19 infection is spread, along with not wearing a facial mask and not social distancing. Read article here.
KCSM’s Latin Jazz Programme. Shouldn’t a Latin Jazz programme sound Latin throughout? Read article here.
Stupid is in. Why is it that the BBC never can get it correct? They’ve been doing this how long? And still haven’t gotten a clue for what makes the best performance in a musical sense. Read article here.
The Conductor was born in Colombia? And that’s important, is it? Read article here.
What’s more difficult: Tech training or Music Training? Read article here.
An Orchestra of one. To some people, there’s only one musician on stage. Read article here.
The piano fell off the stage? It was for a performance of one of the Brahms’s Piano Concerti in Deútschland. Read article here.
The Greatest Pianist. How on Earth would one determine that? Read article here.