Winston-Salem Symphony: Shostakovich and All That Jazz
Robert Moody leads the orchestra in a program that combines two 20th century icons and contemporaries with contrasting visions of the “American Century.” The 10th Symphony was Shostakovich’s first orchestral work after his official denunciation by the Soviets in 1948, and is widely seen as a response to the death of Stalin. Meanwhile Gershwin’s Piano Concerto is infused with the spirit of the 1920s Jazz Age even as it addresses the traditional piano concerto form.
ApRil 7, 2016
The soprano Ailyn Pérez has won this year’s Beverly Sills Artist Award, which offers a $50,000 prize to help foster the careers of young singers who have appeared in solo roles at the Metropolitan Opera, that company announced on Thursday.
A rising lyric soprano who won the…