Related thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/13383-mahler-new-york.html
Related Article: http://www.ashevillesymphony.org/con...am%20Notes.pdf
Carnegie Hall, New York , 16 January 1910: In a memorable evening, Sergey Rakhmaninov gives the third performance of his Piano Concerto no.3, with the New York Philharmonic under its new music director, Gustav Mahler.
Rachmaninov appeared as soloist in the
Updated Jan-16-2012 at 12:32 by itywltmt
Yet another instalment in my series of blog posts about my life's work (or rather, everything I have done since November 2007). In this blog post I will talk about my operas, two of which are complete and one which is abandoned. This instalment might not turn out to be particularly long, so I will also write about some of the operas I intend to write probably starting next year.
The Swineherd, a fairy tale opera I hoped would be in 2 acts (Abandoned)
Updated Feb-17-2012 at 07:15 by ComposerOfAvantGarde
Related Thread: http://www.talkclassical.com/16426-a...hlight=mathieu
As part of my Friday blog and montage this week, I will be featuring music by Montreal composer and pianist André Mathieu (1929-1968). I thought I would spend some time today discussing Mathieu, and illustrating some of his music through available materials.
A Tragic Life
Updated Jan-10-2012 at 14:34 by itywltmt
As we resume our story, Mathieu dies in 1968 a few months shy of his 40th birthday. Mathieu is a forgotten, and institutionally ostracized figure until...
The 1976 Summer Olympics
The first time that I heard Mathieu’s music was during the Olympic Games of 1976, held in Montreal. Vic Vogel spent months assembling Mathieu’s works, some of them having been left to barkeeps
Updated Jan-10-2012 at 14:32 by itywltmt
To continue my long thematic catalogue of my works I will now describe my compositions that fall under the category of overtures and stand alone orchestral pieces. I am glad there are more pieces here from my so called "avant-garde period."
Concert Overture no. 1 in F major (2008)
Description: This was one of my earliest ventures into the sonata form. This overture
Updated Feb-17-2012 at 07:14 by ComposerOfAvantGarde