Kelly Peral Recital Earned Ovation

Oboist Kelly Peral performed to a small but enthusiastic audience Sunday afternoon, November 10, 2018. The recital was part of the University of Virginia Chamber Music Series, and it was a good one. Peral’s program ranged from the Baroque to the present. A 1728...

Paul Lansky – Idle Fancies Keeps Gwen Dease Busy

Paul Lansky has been creating an impressive catalog of percussion music since the 1990s. This release features three exceptional works for solo marimba, written for some exceptional performers. “Three Moves” (1998) is the earliest (and most difficult) of...

#ClassicsaDay #ArmisticeClassics Week 1

November 19, 2018, is the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the First World War. The #ClassicaDay team asked participants to post classical works related to the conflict.  For my part, I tried to find examples from both sides of the war, and from as many...