TCO’s flute section will get together virtually on Thursday, 9/24/20 at 2p EST to discuss orchestral playing and anything else, hosted by Powell. Look for it on Facebook.
Newly released: The Cleveland Orchestra: A New Century Coming October 2: The Cleveland Orchestra: Schubert and Krenek (recorded live days before quarantine)
By now, TCO has been in quarantine since March 13, just like most of the rest of the world. One new way we’ll be able to reach audiences will be a streaming platform, due to release soon. Looking forward to playing for you again! More to come.
TCO concerts the weekend November 8-10, 2018 feature Transir by Matthias Pintscher, a flute concerto that has thrown some absolutely new technical challenges at me. I’m looking forward to diving into this piece with the orchestra and Alain Altinoglu.
I was thrilled to have played in this concert at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival in August, 2015. I am equally thrilled to have a recording of it. Buy on iTunes Connect on Apple Music Listen on Spotify
I’m pleased to be joining the New York Philharmonic’s flute section as a guest for Alan’s final concerts, in what I think will be a stunning performance of Mahler’s Seventh.
One of my favorite concerts of 17/18 (indeed, of at least the last few years) was a Brahms German Requiem at St. Florian Abbey in Austria. The setting and the acoustics at the abbey are spectacular, and all artists are in top form. I’m so happy that we recorded live that night for ClasArt. Available: TCO store Amazon
The latest collaboration between Mitsuko and The Cleveland Orchestra is released on Decca. At iTunes, Amazon, and others.
My next tour is a chamber music tour, and I can’t wait, because I’ll be catching up with friends from Marlboro in music by Haydn and Reger (the concert also includes great Schubert and Schumann pieces) in New York, Philly, DC, Boston, and Greenwich. Click here for all information.
This summer at Marlboro I had the great pleasure of spending many hours on what I think are five of Pierre Boulez’s most beautiful minutes of music: his “Mémoriale” in the 1985 version written as a tribute to Ensemble Intercontemporain’s flutist Lawrence Beauregard. Mr. Boulez died early this year, and working on and performing this piece were beautiful ways both …