Philip Glass Etudes

Philip Glass Etudes

When Koyaanisqatsi came out, I saw it in San Diego as a young curator, and subsequently met Glass in Los Angeles in 1983. I’ve loved this music from my first encounter, and wish I could see Glass perform more often. Partisans who rate the quality of modern music...
Wenwen Du opens new CRS concert season

Wenwen Du opens new CRS concert season

Scarlatti, Beethoven, Shubert, Schumann and Prokofiev: a classic lineup. Keyboard brilliance is the hallmark of Wenwen Du, the outstanding young pianist who opens the 2016-17 Coast Recital Society concert season on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the Raven’s Cry...
Yuja Wang with the Philadelphia Orchestra

Yuja Wang with the Philadelphia Orchestra

We have at least six senses, and we use them all to varying degrees, depending on many factors. For instance, how much should what a musician wears influence your experience of the music? The Philadelphia Orchestra’s first subscription concert of the season was...
20 All-Time Best Piano Concerti?

20 All-Time Best Piano Concerti?

We all have those favorite piano concerti that we prefer, right? Is yours on the list by Classic FM? From the exquisite chamber concertos of Haydn to the monumental works by Tchaikovsky and Beethoven – almost described as piano symphonies – these are the 20 concertos...