Preview: Hewitt plays Whittall’s new composition – Wow!

This morning we were lucky enough to attend the rehearsal of tonight’s Lintu and Hewitt concert at the NAC. The program features Sibelius’ The Océanides as well as his second symphony, but perhaps most exciting is the world premiere of Matthew Whittall’s Nameless Seas, a  composition commissioned jointly by the NAC and PianoEspoo. Conducted by Special guest Hannu Lintu, Chief Conductor […]

Guest Writer: Claire Hafner – “Weeping Angels” – the Underrepresentation of African-American Composers in Classical Music

Singer and operatic director Claire Hafner is performing a recital – Celebrating Black American Music – on 25th February – tickets are going fast! Songs include those by William Grant Still, one of which will be “Weeping Angels.” Claire’s essay below is our first piece created by a guest writer. Thank you Claire. — “Weeping Angels” – […]