Education & Community

Audio Q&A: Conductor Murry Sidlin discusses his Hours of Freedom: The Story of The Terezin Composer

John Lemley and Mark Gresham | 02 DEC 2019 This Thursday evening, as part of its Fran Eizenstat and Eizenstat Family Memorial Lecture Series, the Ahavath Achim Synagogue presents Hours of Freedom: The Story of The Terezin Composer, a […]

l-r: Pianists Rudolf Firkušný, Nikita Magaloff and Arthur Rubinstein in 1960. (source: Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANEFO); credit: Joop van Bilsen; permissions: < a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en" target="_blank">Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Netherlands.)

Remembering Rudolf Firkušný

Giorgio Koukl | 25 OCT 2019 Thus year marks the 25th anniversary of the death of renowned Czech-American pianist Rudolf Firkušný. Born in 1912 in the Moravian town Napajedla, Firkušný began his musical studies with composers Leoš Janáček and […]

Emory Gamelan Ensemble (credit: Mark Gresham)

Emory Gamelan enchants with mix of old and new, East and West

Mark Gresham | 23 OCT 2019 On Saturday evening the ever-enjoyable Emory Gamelan Ensemble presented a concert entitled “Musical Confluence of East and West,” combining traditional music for Javanese gamelan, along with western classical music inspired by it and […]