Listening to music by Jean-Francois Charles ping.fm/90N3K
An exciting program with speakers from the US, Canada, Turkey, France, and Italy! Keynote by Jonathan Sterne from McGill University: “Is Music a Thing?” Composers’s Roundtable with Lou Bunk (Brandeis University), Maxwell Dulaney (Brandeis University), Davide Ianni (Boston University), and Adam Roberts (Harvard University). Moderated by Jean-Francois Charles. Details at www.hcs.harvard.edu/gradmus/program.php
When I wrote my enthusiastic review of Daniel Panner’s performance at the first Fromm Concert Series on February 21, I should have mentioned, that the other great violist of our time, Garth Knox, was performing in the very same hall just one week prior to the Fromm concert.
Listening to some Brahms piano quartets and trio in the morning, I felt the increasing need for something more contemporary. After a short browse in the web, I found this wonderful quartet for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano by my colleague Jean-Francois Charles. You can listen to a superb recording featuring Rane Moore (clarinet), Gabby [...]