Vivian Fung – Dreamscapes

Das Publikum, das im traditionellen Saal der ‘American Society’ im Stadthaus in der New Yorker ‘Upper East Side’ Platz genommen hat, wartet mit großer Erwartung auf Vivian Fungs Dreamscapes Veröffentlichung. Andrew Cyr, der einfallsreiche, für einen Grammy nominierte Direktor und künstlerische Leiter des Metropolis Ensemble, gibt dem Pianisten zu verstehen, mit dem Abendprogramm anzufangen, indem er die Saiten des Konzertflügels zupft. Foto: Andrew Cyr im Gespräch mit Tim Martyn Zwei Schlitztrommler aus seinem Orchester...
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Vivian Fung – Dreamscapes

The audience, having taken their seats in a large, traditional room in the American Society’s Upper East Side townhouse, waits in great anticipation for Vivian Fung’s Dreamscapesrelease. Andrew Cyr, the resourceful Grammy-nominated conductor and artistic director of Metropolis Ensemble, gestures for the pianist to commence the evening’s program by plucking the strings of  the grand piano.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Photo: Andrew Cyr in conversation with Tim Martyn Two slit-drum players from his orchestra send mystic and strangely...
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WQXR’s Green Space discourse: Salonen deserved more echo

  Jerome L.Green Space   Having the opportunity to listen in on a live-broadcast conversation with Esa-Pekka Salonen, the internationally renowned composer/conductor and curator of the Lincoln Center’s festival “Hungarian Echoes” (taking place March 10th -27th), sounded like a wonderful proposition to me. This was a presentation of WQXR’s Green Space on Tuesday, March 7th. I would have just wished that the energetic moderator, a driving force in the New Music scene, Nadja Sirota,...
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