Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11, Guitar; GPD ’15, Chamber Music) will be the featured soloist in two performances with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Ms. Su, a former student of Manuel Barrueco, will perform the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo with Nicholas Hersh conducting.
July 14, birthday of Tommy Vig: Concerto for Clarinet, Vibraharp and Orchestra — Kurt Nemes’ Classical Music Almanac
Being 1/2 Hungarian, I had to choose Tommy Vig (July 14, 1938) for today’s composer. He was a prodigy who by 6 was playing drums in his father’s jazz band and later studied at the Bela Bartok conservatory. He’s had a rich career winning a scholarship to Julliard, writing for numerous tv and film productions, […]
A very young Sergiu Celibidache conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in 1950 in the ruins of the old Philharmonie.