Monthly Archives: April, 2020

Travis Newton

Published - April 6, 2020

Travis Newton – Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music Favorite Works Playlist Travis Newton, Artistic Director of the Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music, has shared just a few of the works he turns to in times of stress.  Though he does admit, the music of Disney is also a big part of his listening routine at the moment! Gerald Finzi -Ecologue Pietro Mascagni -Intermezzo, from Cavalleria Rusticana Antonin Dvorak -Serenade for Strings, Op. 22

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S4-31: Award Winners

Published - April 4, 2020

“If you have won a national award, it means you have done something great.”  – Remo D’Souza   The most recent awards season has come and gone, and on this episode, we take a listen to performances from some marvelously talented instrumentalists who were recognized at the Grammy awards.   Award Winners   Mieczslaw Weinberg:  Symphony No. 21 “Kaddish” (excerpt) Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, conductor City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Kremerata Baltica “Weinberg: Symphonies 2 & 21” Deutsche Grammophon 483 6566 Sergei Prokofiev:  Piano Sonata No. 7 (excerpt) Yuja Wang, piano “The Berlin Recital” Deutsche Grammophon 4836280 Gustav Holst:  Chaconne, from First Suite for Military

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Sean O’Loughlin

Published - April 3, 2020

Sean O’Loughlin, Principal Pops Conductor–Symphoria Sean O’Loughlin, Principal Pops Conductor with Symphoria, has brought some very special works and personal stories to share on this edition of Classical Companion. Favorite Works List Leonard Bernstein a. Age of Anxiety b. Lukas Foss, piano; Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein, conductor Gustav Mahler a. Symphony No. 6 b. New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor Igor Stravinsky a. Rite of Spring b. London Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Bernstein, conductor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky a. Romeo and Juliet Overture b. New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky a. Symphony No. 5 (Finale) b. Bolivar

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Ida Trebicka – Civic Morning Musicals
Favorite Works Playlist

Published - April 2, 2020

Ida Tili-Trebicka, Board Member/Music Coordinator–Civic Morning Musicals Ida Trebicka is on the board of Civic Morning Musicals, the Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music, and is on the faculty of the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University.  She shares with us some of the music that moves her, and the memories that make them special. Grieg Morning Mood, from Peery Gynt Suite No. 1 Eva Knardahl, piano Rachmaninoff Suite No 2 for 2 pianos Vladimir Ashkenazy & Andre Previn, pianos Barber Adagio for Strings Eugene Ormandy & the Philadelphia Orchestra Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21 Maria Joao-Pires, piano; Claudio

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