By Daniel Hathaway
. Tri-C Classical Piano Series
. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Board of Trustees to meet
. Happy Birthday, Arvo Pärt
At 7:30 pm Tri-C Classical Piano Series presents Jean-Marc Luisada, piano (pictured) in “Au Cinéma ce Soir,” a concert rescheduled from Sunday, September 10 due to flight cancellations. The performance is now at Tri-C’s Metro Campus Auditorium and all ticket orders for September 10th will be honored.
Visit our Concert Listings for details of forthcoming performances
Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Board of Trustees will meet on September 13 at the Cleveland Public Library – Louis Stokes Wing 2nd Floor – Conference Room B. 325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland. The meeting will also be livestreamed.
The Teacher Behind the World’s Great Conductors
At 93, the Finnish classical music eminence Jorma Panula has generations of students spread around the globe, with more on the way. Read the article in the New York Times, 8 September 2023.
Singing at the edge: inside the BBC Singers
Founded in 1924, only two years after the BBC itself, the BBC Singers were the first radio chorus in the world. They remain the only full-time salaried choir in the UK. Approaching their centenary, the group have been thrust into the national limelight in a way few anticipated: by their proposed shuttering. Read the feature by Lawrence Dunn in Bachtrack, 4 September 2023
Estonian-born composer Arvo Pärt was born on this date in 1935. One of the truly original voices of the 20th century, Pärt invented what he called the tintinnabuli style, a minimalist approach influenced by chant.
Frequent ChamberFest Cleveland violinist Alexi Kenney joined his colleague Stefan Jackiw and Boston’s A Far Cry chamber orchestra in a live performance of “Silentium,” the second movement of Pärt’s Tabula Rasa, in Jordan Hall in 2017. Watch here. And listen to the Estonian Chamber Choir sing Pärt’s 1989 Magnificat under the direction of Paul Hillier.
French composer, organist, and harpsichordist François Couperin “Le Grand” died in Paris on this date in 1733. QinYing Tang included the 18th Ordre from his Troisième livre de pièces de clavecin on her doctoral recital at the Cleveland Institute of Music in April, 2015. And in the same month, Les Délices played his La Sultanne on its program in Herr Chapel at Plymouth Church in Shaker Heights.