During World War II, Britain’s finance minister recommended to Winston Churchill that they cut arts funding in order to better support the war effort. Churchill’s reply was, “Then what are we fighting for?” This remark resonates with an enormous difference
FauréDolly, Ballet Suite, op. 56 (Orchestration : Henri Rabaud) PoulencLes biches, Ballet Suite Aubade (‘concerto choréographique’), for piano and 18 instruments Performed by Fabienne Jacquinot, piano Anatole Fistoulari, conductor London Symphony Orchestra Westminster Symphony Orchestra Recorded in 1953 Fauré: Dolly,
One of the foremost musical personalities and arguable the greatest virtuoso of his day, Franz Liszt (1811-1886) expanded the technical limits of the piano and the performer in both his own playing and in his compositions. However, what really distinguished
Susan Graham will be performing La Damnation de Faust at Tanglewood.
Krzysztof Penderecki Concerto Grosso No. 1 for 3 Cellos (2000) Virtually every time I mention that I play the cello, the response is an enthusiastic “Oh I love the cello!” Despite the fact that the soulful instrument is very popular