Pianist Kirill Gerstein recently released the entire set of 12 Transcendental Etudes by Franz Liszt. Both in study and in performance, the 12 Etudes have been a transformative journey for Gerstein. He explained to me in a recent interview about the effect that playing the complete cycle has on interpretative decisions, as compared to playing them as individual works.
88.9 WCVE’s Steve Clark interviews Music Director Mike Goldberg about the 12th Annual Holiday Spectacular recently performed by the Central Virginia Wind Symphony on Sunday, December 11th at the Hershey Center for the Arts at The Collegiate School. The ensemble is comprised of the most talented high school musicians in the region.