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The first time Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke sang Poème de l’amour et de la mer, Op. 19, tears ran down her face.
According to violinist Joseph Maile, there will not be a string quartet performance at 4 p.m. today in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall — there will be story time.
If someone peeked into the studios of McKnight Hall this week, one could have found Pat Wheelhouse encouraging a group of fifth-graders to play a D major scale on mountain dulcimers in front of them. On the other side of the building, 78-year-old Linda Hubert could be heard shouting over rows of autoharp-playing students who strummed up a dull roar. And if someone just happened to be walking by the School of Music campus, the syncopated ruckus of a jazz band was hard to miss.
Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra principal clarinetist Eli Eban will speak as part of the final Meet the Musicians Brown Bag sponsored by the Symphony Partners at 12:15 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall.
Pianist Horacio Gutiérrez has performed in Chautauqua four times, but two of those stand out in his mind. His 2008 performance immediately followed a bout of lymphoma. His 2011 performance was the first his wife attended after she was struck by a bus in Miami. Thankfully, Gutiérrez said the circumstances for his return 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater are decidedly mundane.
Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov has a muse, and it’s five-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw.
A few years ago, a string quartet sat in a practice room workshopping a piece by Alfred Schnittke. Soon enough, cellist Amanda Gookin said, the group started a jam session that mashed Schnittke and Haydn together. It was then that PUBLIQuartet came to fruition in earnest.
Bassist Owen Lee spends a majority of his time with Dumbo, but he doesn’t worry about him flying away — it’s just the name of his instrument. Although their relationship falls short of friendship, he admitted a certain respect.