A few weeks ago at a Steinway Hall press event, Yongmei Hu gave a small audience a tantalizing taste of the program she’ll be playing at her sold-out Alice Tully Hall debut this Sunday. Earlier this week…
You can catch my full review of last evening’s very enjoyable recital at Classical Source. ACJW is a chamber ensemble of postgraduate musicians drawn from the program known as The Academy, and is doing for this repertoire what the Verbier Festival does for orchestral music — prtesenting impressive programs with distinctive young talent. If you’re anywhere near Skidmore College or New York City, you should give them a listen.
Brahms‘s Hungarian Dance No.1 performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Leopold Stokowski. I know, nowhere as obscure as Konstantin Ivanov! Recorded in 1934, first released as Victor Red Seal 1675, and now available in Music & Arts’ superb four-disc survey of ultra-rare Stoky-Philly recordings.