At this time of year it is a common fantasy for wage slaves who slog to the office in the city: If only work could be relocated to the mountains, or the shore, or maybe a lake. But it is a reality for many orchestra musicians, whose talents are sought by music festivals at desirable spots around the country when their concert halls and opera houses go dark for the summer.
A regular performer on the world's grandest stages, international opera superstar Renée Fleming's radiant voice and compelling artistry will soon be heard for the first time in the heart of the American West—Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Part of a series of official memorial concerts around the world in association with the Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival, "With You, Armenia" juxtaposes Armenian composers with works by Chopin and includes a world premiere of specially-composed choral work by Krzysztof Penderecki.
A world premiere and his piano masterpiece grace Volume Two of The Complete Piano Music of Sir Arthur Bliss, on SOMM Recordings