Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Serious American Classical Music Slowly Descends On The Long-Suffering Nation’s Capital: Unlike Classical WETA-FM, Post-Classical Ensemble Provokes

Post-Classical Ensemble with Washington, D.C.-native, soprano Harolyn Blackwell

“The most thought-provoking musical group in town" (The Washington Post).

with Lynn Baker, piano
Angel Gil-Ordóñez, music director
Joseph Horowitz, artistic director

Mar 1, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Terrace Theater of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Following the performance, Harolyn Blackwell and Angel Gil-Ordoñez, Music Director of Post-Classical Ensemble, will lead an engaging discussion about the program, free with your concert ticket.

DE FALLA - Psyché

TURINA - Poema en Forma de Canciones, Op. 19

MONTSALVATGE - Sinfonietta for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Percussion, and Strings, Folia Daliniana

RODRIGO - Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios

VILLA-LOBOS - Chôro No. 7, for Chamber Ensemble

GERHARD - Cancionero de Pedrell


Toward the end of many years of post-modernist, fun culture in the Nation's Capital?

Photo credits: Harolyn Blackwell, copyright controlled. (c) Ken Howard 2008, via the Opera America website.


Another day of absolutely no American classical music on Sharon Percy Rockefeller's Classical WETA-FM, so-called "public radio", in the Nation's Capital. [February 3, 2009 playlist not currently available.]

UPDATE: No American classical music on Classical WETA-FM on either February 2, 2009 or February 3, 2009.


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