Friday, May 30, 2014

Now that is mighty fine chamber coaching

Dear Flute Lovers,

A fabulous chamber music coaching session with a woodwind quintet and a flute-bassoon-harp trio in New York at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Totally everything you need to know and more!

Master Class with Tara Helen O'Connor (video)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

(Starts 0:15:25) The art of interpretation and details of technique are explained as master artists share their wisdom with the next generation of chamber musicians. In today's master class, Tara Helen O'Connor, flute, works with two ensembles.

-Table of Contents-
0:15:25 Introduction from CMS Artistic Director Wu Han
0:16:53 O'Connor introduction to Reicha
0:18:03 Reicha Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100, No. 5. I. Lento, allegro
0:28:24 O'Connor commentary on Reicha, I.
0:57:07 Reicha, II. Andante con variationi - performance & commentary
1:18:09 O'Connor introduction to Jolivet
1:19:25 Jolivet Pastorales de Noel, I. L'Etoile
1:23:00 O'Connor commentary on Jolivet, I.
1:41:35 Jolivet, II. Les Mages
1:44:43 O'Connor commentary on Jolivet, II.
1:56:07 Jolivet, III. La Vierge et L'enfant
1:58:54 O'Connor commentary on Jolivet, III.
2:07:50 Jolivet, IV. Entree et Danse des Bergers
2:10:33 O'Connor commentary on Jolivet, IV.

Sheetmusic links:

Jolivet "Pastorales de Noel" (at music stores, see at sheetmusicplus.)
Reicha - Op 100 No.5 (free pdf).

Jen's students will notice a lot of similarities. :>)

Also quite inspiring:

Joyce DiDonato Speaks at Juilliard's 109th Commencement (video)