The final film in a series featuring the music of Rachel Grimes takes us back to Kurtis Hough’s work.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on September 25
The second installment of films featuring the music of Rachel Grimes comes in this charming home movie, Our Day (1938) chronicling the life of a Lebanon, Kentucky family. The film with music was first presented with music as part of Amateur Night: Home Movies from American Archives.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on September 24
Watch this space all week for films that have either used Rachel Grimes music or in which she has provided the score. We’ll start with Bed of Moss by Kurtis Hough.
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on September 23
Louisville Orchestra returns to Classical 90.5 on Saturday, September 21, for its new broadcast season. Music Director Jorge Mester welcomes pianist Emanuel Ax as the soloist for performances of concertos by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Emanual Ax has appeared with the Louisville Orchestra before and this time Ax opens the 2013-14 season with the orchestra’s annual “Fanfara” season-opener celebration.
Classical 90.5′s broadcast of Fanfara is Saturday, September 21, at 6 pm. Watch this interview with Emanuel Ax as he discusses Beethoven.
- Posted by Alan Brandt on September 17
Jake Heggie, composer of the opera Dead Man Walking, worked with librettist Gene Scheer to bring Herman Melville’s epic novel Moby Dick to life on the opera stage. A commission of The Dallas Opera, with San Francisco Opera, San Diego Opera, Calgary Opera and the State Opera of South Australia, opened in 2010 in Dallas. Hear San Francisco’s production on Saturday at 1pm. (A sneak peek of the music is below)
- Posted by Daniel Gilliam on September 12