In 1999, young virtuosos from different cultures gathered around a musical score for their fondness for chamber music. The specific sonority of the Brussels Chamber Orchestra, as well as an extremely profound stylistic research is the result of this union. Indeed, this group brings together six nationalities, each individual bringing their own country’s cultural sensitivity, forging a fabulous covenant between Asian discipline and European fantasy.
“Gurus predicted handheld devices would start taking over the popular imagination,” says Maynard. “And that day has come.” He adds, “WCPE wants to make Great Classical Music a big part of this new idiom.”
For readers who may be new to North Carolina, Maxine Swalin, along with her husband Dr. Benjamin F. Swalin, famously revived a floundering North Carolina Symphony in the late 1930s. Through their efforts, the orchestra became known for its innovative music education programs and is now recognized as one of America’s rising symphony orchestras. “Maxine… Read More ›
The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (www.thecot.org) concludes its 2008-2009 season on May 17 with a concert featuring a guest performance by violinist Benjamin Beilman. Beilman is the runner up in the orchestra’s inaugural Competition for Young String Soloists, held in April 2008.
Triangle Brass Band presents a concert entitled Classical Classics with Guest Soloist Paul Randall, Principal Trumpet of the North Carolina Symphony. Sunday, May 17, 2009, 4pm, Meymandi Concert Hall Progress Energy Center, Raleigh The Triangle Brass band will perform a concert of classical transcriptions and original compositions in the British Brass band tradition. The concert… Read More ›