Craig Russell’s “Rhapsody for horn and orchestra”

An article from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Blog by J. Robert Bragonier Our main reason for attending was to hear Russell’s “Rhapsody for Horn and Orchestra,” written for LACO’s own principal French horn player, Richard Todd…. Both the “Rhapsody for Horn and … Read More →

Rzewski at Zankel

To some, Frederic Rzewski might seem like a composer full of contradictions. His music, after all, includes minimalist and quasi-serialist works as well as collage-type pieces. For example, we all discovered during the pre-concert chat with series producer Ara Guzelimian … Read More →

The Unforgotten Masters

We focus on the great composers and what they produced, but we have to remember that they worked within a very complex and competitive music society. Mozart listened to Haydn, but he also listened to composers such as Dittersdorf; Bach … Read More →