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Holst’s The Planets: Astrology at the Symphony

If you're out enjoying the city this weekend (like for instance, at one of the CPO performances of The Planets this Friday and Saturday night!), make sure to check out the full moon. [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Musician Blog|0 Comments

Warning: Earworms!

In 1954 the New York Herald Tribune ran a survey of its readers, asking them to name the compositions they found the most boring. The ‘Symphony in D Minor’ by César Franck came in at [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Musician Blog|0 Comments

BARTÓK: Violin Concerto No. 1

We are calling the Brahms Requiem concert, "The Perfect Post-Valentine Date." The reason is because some of the performed pieces have twisted love stories attached to them. The main piece being performed February [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Musician Blog|0 Comments