Phelps: The Greatest Gown Ever (Strings)

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“…I’ll wear the greatest gown ever…” So noted violist Cynthia Phelps, when Laurence Vittes of Strings Magazine asked her how she’d handle being in New York’s intense classical-music spotlight when she premiered Julia Adolph’s Viola Concerto with the New York…

Kernis: A Corker (Detroit Free Press)

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Mark Stryker of The Detroit Free Press attended the world premiere of Aaron Jay Kernis’ Flute Concerto, written for soloist Marina Piccinini and premiered by Leonard Slatkin and the Detroit Symphony. Stryker wrote, “Kernis’ Flute Concerto proved to be a corker…It’s…