Thursday, May 21, 2009

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Directly Refutes Sharon Percy Rockefeller's Moribund Classical WETA-FM By Choosing Intelligent Music Conductor & Programmer



"At first there were 249 candidates. Then six finalists. Now one has been chosen.

Christopher Zimmerman, whose well-thought-out program of Haydn, Sylvie Bodorov√° and Shostakovich earned him a standing ovation at his Fairfax Symphony Orchestra audition concert earlier this month , was named the FSO's music director for the next three years by the orchestra's Board of Directors last night." ...

Mark J. Estren "Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Names New Music Director" Washington Post May 21, 2009

Image credit: (c) Christopher Zimmerman 2009. All rights reserved.

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Sharon Percy Rockefeller's near moribund Classical WETA-FM, so-called public radio in the Nation's Capital.

Only one excerpt of American classical music (ca. 3 minutes) today.

5:18 pm
Marin Marais
The Bells of St. Genevieve
Munich Pro Arte Orchestra | Kurt Redel (conductor)

5:26 pm
George Chadwick
Congratulation

Peter Kairoff (piano)

5:33 pm
Jacques Offenbach
Ballet of the Snowflakes

Pieces (5) for Piano by George W. Chadwick
Performer: Peter Kairoff (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1905; USA

Who will replace Sharon Percy Rockefeller and her out of touch team of reactionary classical programmers?

WE DEMAND AMERICAN CHARACTER, BECAUSE CHARACTER MATTERS!!!

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