The silence of the orchestras, until when?

Grandstand. What a sad irony of fate! As the whole world prepares to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven – the “deaf genius” – the orchestras, of which he was somehow the inventor, are doomed to remain silent. With them, the whole big family of music, from operas to pop groups, including […]

At war with boredom: vintage synths, English football and Mozart

1- With scented candles For twenty years, Sufjan Stevens’ career has been like a pendulum of medium: as soon as the most revered folk bard of his generation takes light (say, an Oscar nomination for his lamentos in Call Me by Your Name), he goes back into the darkness of his cellar tinkering with an […]

“Despite the virus, we will sing Beethoven the ‘zorionak zuri'”

These days Arkaitz Mendoza combines the address from his computer with the attention to his two daughters. / DV The Covid-19 also affects the project to perform this year in Gipuzkoa the nine symphonies of the musician. The Kamerata Euskdivarius tries it for now on the net MITXEL EZQUIAGA Sunday, April 12, 2020, 09:48 It […]

Justin Heinrich Knecht: forefather of the Beethoven “pastoral”

Ein Bach, you quickly forget that, when you are no longer allowed to go out, it sounds very silvery. He leisurely prancing through a graceful landscape. Every now and then past beautiful shepherds and shepherds, who compete with the birds on their flute. Nature writing, which will soon be a great thing in contemporary literature, […]