Header - Services

The VIS “Classical Spirit” Concert Well Deserving of More Than Classical Applause

The VIS “Classical Spirit” Concert Well Deserving of More Than Classical Applause

janvier 25, 2017
Colombie-Britannique

"In Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on the evening of January 21st the Vancouver Island Symphony (VIS) opened the second half of this concert season with “Classical Spirit,” a performance based on music with an admittedly liberal definition of “Classical.” According to my own musical education, the era for Baroque music was 1600 to 1750; the Classical era was from 1750 to 1800, and Romantic music was from 1800 to 1900. The music of Mozart is indisputably Classical since Mozart’s entire life was contained well within the Classical years. Beethoven’s composing career overlapped the end of the Classical era and the early Romantic era, while Schubert’s entire career fell firmly in the early Romantic era. So, yes, the music was not purely “Classical,” but, excepting one contemporary Canadian anomaly, the program didn’t stray too far, and even if it had, the event by itself was just too engaging to make it matter..."

Full Article: vitoday.ca

Compositeurs apparentés : Stephen Chatman