Tag: Philip Glass

  • New Century Shines In Glass Premiere

    New Century Shines In Glass Premiere

    I almost didn’t go. I wasn’t feeling great last Wednesday when New Century Chamber Orchestra played the Mondavi Center in Davis. It’s a bummer because I’d always wanted to see them perform. They were debuting a new piece by Philip Glass with pianist Simone Dinnerstein as the soloist.

  • A Violin Concerto That Is So Much More

    A Violin Concerto That Is So Much More

    I wasn’t in the mood for Philip Glass’ violin concerto today, but I put in on the turntable anyway. By about a minute in, I was hooked… again. I dare say, every time I put that record on the record player I stop what I’m doing and get lost in the work’s musical soundscape.

  • Playlist of the Week: DIMENSIONS

    Playlist of the Week: DIMENSIONS

    Here is the first Apple Music playlist issued by Keep It Classical! I am calling it Dimensions because of the music’s ability to transport us to another world. Motion by Nico Muhly Magnificat by Arvo Pärt Violin Concerto No. 1  by Philip Glass French Suite No. 2 in C minor by JS Bach Dover Beach […]

  • Keep It Classical Ep. 101 – Opera Bass Carves Out His Own Path

    Keep It Classical Ep. 101 – Opera Bass Carves Out His Own Path

    Zachary James doesn’t accept “no” as an answer. Or if he does, he’ll most certainly find another way to get what he wants. As a Musical Theater major at Ithaca College, James realized that his real passion was for opera.

  • Conductor Davies A Champion Of New Music And Steward Of Tradition

    Conductor Davies A Champion Of New Music And Steward Of Tradition

    Kevin Doherty’s CapRadio interview with conductor and champion of new music, Dennis Russell Davies.