Month: October 2015

Our soloist Peter Zazofsky has played with the Concord Orchestra several times and we’re delighted to have him back. He is delightful to work with and his enthusiasm for the music is energizing. He is first violinist in the Muir …

Peter Zazofsky on the Web Read More »

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I  find Wikipedia usually provides the best overview on most topics. Here’s a good summary of Mahler’s life and work: Gustav Mahler in Wikipedia The article on Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 discusses the symphony’s complex revision history and the musical …

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The major work on the Concord Orchestra’s opening concert of the season is Mahler’s FIRST SYMPHONY.  It took some decades before Mahler’s music became accepted and then became so popular as to replace Tchaikovsky in its popularity with audiences.  This …

Music Director Notes: Call of the Seasons with Mahler, Ravel, Respighi Read More »

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Our orchestra home, 51 Walden, has a new name this year and a changing and expanding list of activities. I decided to ask Executive Director Carole Wayland about 51 Walden, its new name, and its activities. Carole is also a …

Q&A with 51 Walden Executive Director Carole Wayland Read More »

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