Blog Posts on Music

The more things change . . .

Next month, the longest-serving music director in the RPO’s history retires.  Christopher Seaman will become the orchestra’s first conductor for life, and his departure sets the stage for the next artistic leader, Norwegian conductor Arild Remmereit. 

Death of a Peep

Last week, Mike Carnahan put a leftover Easter peep in the microwave after hearing the suggestion on Classical 91.5 that a nuked peep might squeal before imploding...

Eric Whitacre virtual choir

It is amazing what technology and social media have done for classical music lovers worldwide. 

This is just one amazing video of composer Eric Whitacre and what he's doing to unite music lovers via social media.  What do you think?  http://www.wimp.com/choirvoices/

Happy Birthday!

 

Roy Orbison would have turned 75 today. Affectionate thoughts going out to him for making the world a better place.

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5 Questions for Gro Shetelig Kruse

When you step outside and hear birdsong, you know you’re hearing a kind of natural music.

April, at last

Monday, April 11th is the birth anniversary (in 1891) of one of my favorite composers, Sergei Prokofiev. Okay, there’s some confusion here since, if you follow the Gregorian calendar, it’s April 23th.

Take my fife . . . please.

 

 

I’m collecting music jokes for April Fool’s Day. If you have a good one, please post here or send to btremblayatwxxi.org. Or call 258-0371. Thank you!