Storm Large Returns to Sing Weill’s “Seven Deadly Sins” with the DSORead more
November 30, 2016
Vocalist Storm Large and the DSO made headlines in 2013 when she gave her Carnegie Hall debut with the orchestra in a sensational performance of Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins. Large will reprise her roles as the split personalities Anna I and Anna II in this avant-garde “sung ballet.”
Slatkin Conducts Tchaikovsky Symphony Cycle in LyonRead more
November 16, 2016
As part of the Orchestre National de Lyon’s four-week Russian Festival, Leonard Slatkin leads the orchestra in the six symphonies of Tchaikovsky over the course of three concerts.
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The Cubs won the World Series for the first time since 1908! Donald Trump was elected President! Cindy and I moved out of our Lyon apartment!
November was a very strange, and extremely busy, month.
It started off with—well—nothing. I was supposed to lead the Pittsburgh Symphony in a set of subscriptions concerts, but the orchestra remained on strike, and I simply stayed at home. After two months a settlement was reached, but it was a couple weeks too late for me to lead the orchestra. Hopefully the resolution will keep the peace for the time being.