My granddaughter Emma Clarke has been coming to our concerts for the last 4 years. She has always been very creative and recently started carrying a small paint set with her.
Ming leads BCCO singers on a journey through the worlds of Brahms and requiems.
BCCO’s January 5, 2019 performance of Antonín Dvořák’s The Spectre’s Bride.
In preparing to sing Mendelssohn’s St. Paul Oratorio, I embarked upon a project to read the story of St. Paul’s life and his letters, beginning with “Acts” in my King James version of the Bible. I was struck by the sudden and overwhelming moment of Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus.
Mendelssohn, in bringing this God down to earth, participated in the romantic artists’ urge for contact with the sublime, the supra-earthly, the larger than life, his sublime music celebrating that ineffable moment of contact.