Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A Cellist Hits the Road

Our newest member, cellist Dane Johansen is featured in a documentary about his experience walking the Way of St. James or El Camino de Santiago del Campostela.

The movie, called Strangers on the Earth, debuts at the Cleveland International Film Festival this week.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Van Hoesen Mozart

I've just uploaded a live recording from the 1960's of David VanHoesen performing the Mozart Bassoon Concerto with the Rochester Chamber Orchestra. Thanks to Jim Gorton for sharing this with me. Here's the first movement. The opening statement is exemplary!

Movement 2: A lesson in lyricism

Movement 3: Brilliant playing!