Music and artists in the new witch hunt era

Music and artists in the new witch hunt era

The Weinstein case generated a snowball effect: no, I’m not talking about the lawsuits or the #metoo stories. I’m talking about the side effect on the art world: the American version of “House of cards” got shut down, with people cheering to...
I hate Boulez. Long live Boulez.

I hate Boulez. Long live Boulez.

Letter to an audience member   Ye, I don’t really hate anybody. What I really dislike is what the avantgarde created. I do blame Boulez and his blind followers for wanting to have a clean slate with the past, not considering that without it they would not...
Prisma – Contemporary works for orchestra (review)

Prisma – Contemporary works for orchestra (review)

Contemporary Works For Orchestra A compilation of orchestral works from 4 different contemporary composers from the United States and England. The inspiration for these pieces is incredibly diverse, spanning from the 1997 Hale-Bopp comet to the American folk-song...
No enemy but winter and rough weather (full review)

No enemy but winter and rough weather (full review)

The Shakespeare concert series   Beginning in 2003, composer Joseph Summer started a series of concerts in Massachusetts and the Virgin Islands, inspired by William Shakespeare. The series took off, gradually expanding to other countries and piling up recordings....
Alexander Scriabin: Symphony n.1

Alexander Scriabin: Symphony n.1

Alexander Scriabin Symphony No.1, Op. 26. performed by the Radio Sinfonie Orchester Frankfurt under Eliahu Inbal with mezzosoprano Doris Soffel, tenor Fausto Tenzi and the Frankfurter Kantorei. Written between 1899 and 1900, this symphony is one of the great Scriabin...

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