I am still in the process of sorting through a pile of product samples, swag, and tchotchkes which I brought back from MIDEM over a month ago (which goes to show you how busy things are at Casa Gaudette), and I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention a number that are well worth some comment. So this is the first in four installments of new product worth tracking down.
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.
I’m just back from the best chamber music program I’ve heard so far this season.