They say first impressions are everything. After wowing the world with his “Prelude in C-sharp minor,” Sergei Rachmaninoff set expectations high for his 'First Symphony.' However, things didn’t go quote so well for Rachmaninoff, leading him to a three year long struggle with writer's block. But you know what they say, one man’s writer bock is another man’s hit musical...That is a saying right? 'Dave Malloy’s' musical Preludes goes inside the mind of Rachmaninoff, exploring his three year creative drought and the events that lead to it.
The ghost of Sergei Rachmaninoff will play a “live” recital tonight at that Teatro Mediterraneo in Naples titled “Ghost Concert.”
Conductor Carlos Kalmar and the Grant Park Orchestra expertly navigated 'The Legend of the Northern Lights' on Saturday night, bringing a crystal clarity to even the most demanding passages. This outstanding new work by Christopher Theofanidis was also performed at Millennium Park on August 8.
Every spring, the Music Academy Chorus of Northwestern University presents a concert of Russian music that is part of a larger course in Russian culture.