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“Tovaangar: Coronation and Chaos” Review

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BSO Pulls out the Stops to Honor its Maestro The Ellsworth American October 22, 2019 by Marcia Gronewold Sly on Arts & living, Entertainment, Lifestyle ORONO — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra delivered a rousing tribute Sunday, Oct. 6, to Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman, who is celebrating his 10th season, through a variety of […]

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“The August Wilson Symphony” Review

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~ Lift Every Voice: Resonating Music, Words, and Legacy Featuring The August Wilson Symphony by Kathryn Bostic Lucas Richman, conductor Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra January 20, 2018. Theatre Journal, Volume 71, Number 1, March 2019, pp. 113-116 (Review) Published by Johns Hopkins University Press The very idea of “The August Wilson Symphony”— composed by Kathryn Bostic […]

Kathryn Bostic’s “The August Wilson Symphony”

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The “Lift Every Voice” concert Saturday night with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts featured Phylicia Rashad as host and Aunt Esther in the world premiere of the August Wilson Symphony by Kathryn Bostic, a delicious Coplandesque tribute with an exquisite extended solo for Associate Concertmaster Mark Huggins and wonderful trumpet from Principal Micah Wilkinson.  Associate Principal […]

Conni Ellisor’s “Conversations in Silence”

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Conni Ellisor’s “Conversations in Silence” Bangor Daily News:  “ …A highlight of Sunday’s concert was Conni Ellisor’s “Conversations in Silence.” Based in Nashville, Ellisor is as steeped in country as she is in classical music. The piece was commissioned by Orchestra Nashville in 1994 and was written for its string section.“  Conversations in Silence” transported […]

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Angels of Angeles CD

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Angel of Angeles, the CD from The Debussy Trio featuring works of Lucas Richman, garnered a stellar review in Harp Column Magazine (March/April, 2018). Read the full review here: Review “He has a sixth sense for the many qualities available on the harp — from percussive rhythmic to lullaby lyrical to a colorful rippling surface…”       […]