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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A late-night concert series for Rockport Music—Classical Cabaret— features a casual, intimate 45-minute performance on the performance center’s third floor. This is an up-close and personal musical experience where the audience is just a few feet from the musicians sitting at café tables with a glass of your favorite […]
In 1986, Barry Douglas won the 8th International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition with pieces by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms. Program annotator Keith Horner was in that audience and recounts his experiences of seeing Douglas win and the privilege audience members at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival will have to hear […]