With over 400 years of history behind the orchestra, arts administrator Aubrey Bergauer is looking to the future. She’ll be at Vanderbilt Blair School of Music next week to discuss the 21st-century solutions she’s been applying to audience building.
As cellist Maya Beiser prepares to perform The Day with dancer Wendy Whalen in Nashville with OZ Arts, she has also released her album Blackstar, which reimagines music of David Bowie into a cello concerto. She also took the time to answer six questions about how she sees music, how she breaks away from all perceived constraints, and how the September 11, 2001 attacks gave perspective to The Day.
The last time organist Paul Jacobs visited Nashville he and the orchestra won a Grammy for their recording of Michael Daugherty’s Once Upon A Castle. Now as he and conductor Giancarlo Guerrero continue their collaboration, Jacobs is back for another live recording – this time it’s Horatio Parker’s Concerto for Organ.
Nika Duncan is one of 91Classical’s inaugural Student Composer Fellows, studying vocal music. Get to know him with these six questions.
Kevin Ou one of 91Classical’s inaugural Student Composer Fellows, studying instrumental music. Get to know him with these six questions.