The King of the Cello Repertoire

The King of the Cello Repertoire

Is there any piece of music that dominates the repertoire for its instrument as much as Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto? Pianists might suggest Tchaikovsky’s First Concerto, but then someone could counter that with Rachmaninoff’s Second or Beethoven’s “Emperor” or...
Barber’s Beautiful, Bizarre, Violin Concerto

Barber’s Beautiful, Bizarre, Violin Concerto

Grammy Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich Yes, I did just make reference to a 1973 Elton John song to introduce a discussion of the featured concerto on Thursday’s Colorado Music Festival orchestra concert, to be performed by violinist Augustin...

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