Members of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will be in Richmond to perform as part of the Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert series at Virginia Commonwealth University this Saturday evening at 8:00. The program will feature music of Beethoven, Bottesini and Schubert, including the famous “Trout” Quintet.
When pulling together the tracks for this week’s World Music Show (11/3) I usually try to stay away from national news and things. Sometimes some of my themes will touch base on a particular trend or event (like an election).
But with this past week’s killing of 11 senior citizens at the Temple of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, I thought I’d show some solidarity and respect by playing some songs off a powerful CD called “Yiddish Glory: the lost songs of WWII.”
When pulling tracks together for this week’s World Music Show (10/27) I usually go and grab The Specials “Ghost Town.” I do this because it’s an easy, fun little tie in to Halloween. Sure, from the outside, it’s an obvious pick.
On this week’s World Music Show (10/20) I’m opening up the proverbial mailbag in order to highlight some of the new music I’ve been getting. And after reviewing the depth of stuff that’s come in, I can say that you’re in for a treat.
Some of the highlights include:\
Superstar violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and I recently sat down to talk about the release of her 37th album, “Mirror in Mirror.” It’s “a spiritual journey that weaves a beautiful story through commissions and arrangements by Philip Glass, John Corigliano, Jakob Ciupinski and Morten Lauridsen, alongside works by Arvo P