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2.6.14

KC Chamber Players: Nine Is Enough


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Bach, Goldberg Variations (arr. D. Sitkovetsky), D. Sitkovetsky, G. Caussé, M. Maisky
(Orfeo, 1996)
Charles T. Downey, Kennedy Center Chamber Players perform Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations,’ Rheinberger
Washington Post, June 2, 2014
The Kennedy Center Chamber Players, composed of principal musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra, have many advantages. One of the most important is that they can, without much fuss, perform rarely heard pieces from the extended chamber music repertoire. Such was the focus of the group’s final concert of the season, heard on Sunday evening in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.

Joseph Rheinberger’s “Nonet in E-flat Major” concluded the program, a broad-shouldered work at the edge between chamber ensemble and chamber symphony... [Continue reading]
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Joseph Rheinberger, Nonet in E-Flat Major, op. 139
Bach, Goldberg Variations (arr. D. Sitkovetsky)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

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2 comments:

violinhunter said...

A wonderful review which said all that needed to be said with very few words.

jfl said...

Rheinberger's Nonet is one of my favorite chamber pieces! Every opportunity to hear it live ought to be worth it.