French songs from soprano Amy Bartram’s CD with Renaissance guitarist Jocelyn Nelson, Ma Guiterre je te chante, will be featured on the radio program The Millennium of Music, the week of February 11, 2013. The show airs in the US and abroad.
The Golden "Reade" Flute by Eugene Dieter was dedicated to Elmer Reade who, along with his gold Haynes flute, inspired the title. The piece is a lovely barcarole & offers interesting writing for both parts - flutist & pianist will be equally pleased.
Society for Chamber Music in Rochester (SCMR), N.Y., announces Juliana Athayde and Erik Behr as new co-artistic directors. Read the Democrat and Chronicle article on the husband and wife team of Athayde (concertmaster) and Behr (principal oboist), both with the RPO.
Gramercy premiered Schuller Trio #3. The Boston Globe review begins: “A quick stab of a chord, then a dark, slowly spreading pool of dissonance.... Schuller has written a piece that feels retro and youthful at the same time, working venerable veins of modernism with often bristling energy."