beethoven

  On August 3, 2016, Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) will present Hannibal Lokumbe’s work for full orchestra, soloists and choir, “One Land, One River, One People,” on the Opening Night of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s SPAC residency.

Vocal accompaniment for The Philadelphia Orchestra’s performance will be provided by soprano Laquita Mitchell, tenor Rodrick Dixon, and combined choirs of Morgan State University and Albany Pro Musica. Conductor Stéphane Denève will lead the performance.

We are joined by Albany Pro Musica's Artistic and Executive Director, Dr. José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, and bass singer, Frank Leavitt.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Beethoven, the Kreutzer Sonata, George Bridgetower, and how one comment can change a life.

For information about Close Encounters with Music visit cewm.org.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the human, Ludwig Van Beethoven versus the romantic myth of Beethoven.

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the obsession with death in the romantic era.

    In today's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their conversation on Romanticism.

This Sunday at 4pm couture meets backstage drama in an afternoon presented by Close Encounters With Music and The Mount, as international costume designer Charles Caine offers a “behind-the-scenes” look at the Met.

Daniel Hege is widely recognized as one of America's finest conductors, earning critical acclaim for his fresh interpretations of the standard repertoire and for his commitment to creative programming. He served for eleven seasons as the Music Director of the Syracuse Symphony and in June 2009, was appointed Music Director of the Wichita Symphony, beginning his tenure with that orchestra in September 2010.