Bass Blog

Michael Hovnanian plays bass in an orchestra located in a large midwestern city.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Thursday, July 23

10-12:30 Rehearsal
Eschenbach
BERNSTEIN
DVORÁK


the rehearsal stops
for no apparent reason
eschenbach is back

Wednesday, July 22

off


lang lang and barto
one of them more than enough
poor peter serkin

Tuesday, July 21

off


thirty years old now
not one thing works as it should
my old bicycle

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Ravinia 03

concerts this week
(OK, that week: I'm hopelessly behind)

A
Time For Three
Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Higdon - Concerto 4-3 (Chicago premiere)
Gershwin - Concerto in F
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Tzimon Barto, piano

B
Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15
Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Peter Serkin, Piano

C
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

Monday
off

soft sound – still water
early bass pizzicato
you throw in a rock

Sunday, July 19

12:30-3 Rehearsal
Ravinia C
Conlon
MAHLER

5 Concert
Ravinia C
Conlon
MAHLER

farewell symphony
mahler gave the final word
to the violas