Former RPO Music Director Christopher Seaman is returning to Rochester the first week of March to conduct the RPO, mark his 70th birthday, and to celebrate the release of the RPOâ€™s latest harmonia mundi recording, featuring Ralph Vaughan Williamsâ€™ A London Symphony and Serenade to Music.
Nutritionists will tell you itâ€™s dangerous to shop for food when youâ€™re hungry and more likely to wander into Twinkieland. For me, the real peril lurks in Wegmansâ€™ book aisle, where on a recent Friday afternoon, I picked up The Doctor and the Diva, the debut novel by Adrienne McDonnell. â€śSome books just naturally enslave you,â€ť read the Washington Post blub on
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is playing Mahlerâ€™s Symphony No. 4 this evening and Saturday night (Iâ€™ll be there on Saturday). Just by chance, I happen to have a few cool Mahler links that Iâ€™ve saved up for a rainy day.
Check out this time lapse of the stage being set for Mahlerâ€™s Symphony No. 8 â€śSymphony of a Thousandâ€ť at Los Angelesâ€™s Walt Disney Concert Hall.