16. May 2012 · 4 comments · Categories: Videos

If you’ve never heard this before and you’ve ever played the Mozart Oboe Quartet you really have to give it a listen … really! But even if you haven’t played the Mozart this is well worth the listen!

April 27, 2012
Rock Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Evan Ocheret and Jonathan Snyder, oboe
Michelle Wong, english horn

John Marvin – Music from the Night (2000)
Trio for two oboes and english horn

Movement titles (played continuously without breaks):
-Alarums And Encounters
-Transitions, English Horn
-Night Songs
-Commentaries, Oboe II
-A Little Chamber Music (After Mozart)
-Arioso Coloratura, Oboe I
-Intersections And Intertwinings

16. May 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: Opera

I just received this via email:

Hi there,

Wanted to share a reminder for you and your members/readers who are interested in experiencing the encore broadcasts of the MET Opera Wagner Ring Cycle in movie theaters.

There are a few performances left in this encore broadcast series, and we hope you are able to share with your readers, members and followers.
Siegfried: Met Opera Ring Cycle Encore – Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Götterdämmerung: Met Opera Ring Cycle Encore – Saturday, May 19, 2012

For more details about the event, please visit: www.fathomevents.com/performingarts/series/ringcycleencore2012.aspx

Best,

Geoff

Yep, I’m going. I still favor the San Francisco production, but I’m enjoying this one and will continue the adventure!

16. May 2012 · 2 comments · Categories: FBQD

[Person #1] : “See, this is what bothers me about myself: if the radio display didn’t tell me, I wouldn’t have known this is an oboe.” [Person #2]: “THAT’s what bothers you about yourself?!”

16. May 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

Chicks dig oboe players.