Program change with the KBS Symphony

Program change with the KBS Symphony

Today I want to tell you about programming. Program change with the KBS SymphonyI had mentioned that my program in Korea has changed, and that’s because the original program was for a large orchestra including brass, winds, percussion and strings.  Now, many...
Shostakovich Chamber Symphony Op. 110a

Shostakovich Chamber Symphony Op. 110a

Shostakovich suffered terribly under the Stalinist regime, as did so many artists, and people of all kinds and positions. He had the ability to show two sides of himself through his music.  One was always on the surface, and the other hidden underneath. In this, his...
Studying the Shostakovich score

Studying the Shostakovich score

Hello everyone. I thought I’d show you a peek at the Shostakovich Chamber Symphony score. This is actually a fairly easy score to read because it’s only for string instruments.  So, normally an orchestra conductor’s score has a separate line for each woodwind,...