As introduced in our post last week, Reimagining Flamenco sees a cast of musicians performing both flamenco-inspired works by Manuel de Falla and classically-flavored reinventions of guitar and piano pieces by the old flamenco masters. While we focused on flamenco as a whole last time, this week we focus […]
In the final week of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, the Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital will be playing a program heavily featuring works by Antoni Vivaldi, including a concerto from his work The Four Seasons. In the final composer spotlight of the festival, learn about the life […]
Programs help to explain the background of a piece or composer. In those descriptions are some hidden gems about the time period, composer, or more. Here are some of the best facts from the Rockport Chamber Music Festival programs.
In 1927, the average cost of a movie ticket was […]
Reimagining Flamenco is an upcoming Rockport Music event with a cast of musicians performing both flamenco-inspired works by Manuel de Falla and classically-flavored reinventions of guitar and piano pieces by the old flamenco masters. To understand how these pieces are adapted, however, you first have to know about the […]
Coming up this week are two programs featuring pieces by Franz Schubert. Although this composer died at age 31, he left behind a vast amount of work. In this week’s composer spotlight, find out more about the life of Schubert.
Franz Schubert (full name Franz Peter Schubert) was born 1797 […]
Take This Waltz is a Rockport Music event exploring the waltz throughout the last 150 years. The Art of Time Ensemble will be performing a program filled different composers’ takes on the waltz. To prepare for this exciting event, here is an excerpt from the program notes about the […]