The Golden "Reade" Flute by Eugene Dieter was dedicated to Elmer Reade who, along with his gold Haynes flute, inspired the title. The piece is a lovely barcarole & offers interesting writing for both parts - flutist & pianist will be equally pleased.
Society for Chamber Music in Rochester (SCMR), N.Y., announces Juliana Athayde and Erik Behr as new co-artistic directors. Read the Democrat and Chronicle article on the husband and wife team of Athayde (concertmaster) and Behr (principal oboist), both with the RPO.
Gramercy premiered Schuller Trio #3. The Boston Globe review begins: “A quick stab of a chord, then a dark, slowly spreading pool of dissonance.... Schuller has written a piece that feels retro and youthful at the same time, working venerable veins of modernism with often bristling energy."