Posts by Sonja Burrows

Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14: IV. Vivace

Dear listeners, Let’s take a moment to listen to Dmitry Masleev play the Prokofiev Piano Sonata No. 2 in D...

Joey Alexander “My Favorite Things”

Hello, Please take a minute to listen to something from the young (11 year old) jazz pianist Joey Alexander. I...

‘2 Moon Smile’ Premiering

RUTLAND HERALD: "Padma Newsome finds it difficult to describe his new musical theater piece because it is a unique combination of genres, from pop to opera. And because it’s not finished yet. “This is not an opera in the conventional sense,” the Australian composer said recently. 'I’m calling it a "popera" because it’s not so formal — just a collection of songs, chamber music and dances strung loosely together by an innate narrative. It’s somewhere between a Medieval masque and a troubadour show.'”

RCMS hosts return of Boston musicians with Cynthia Huard

MOUNTAIN TIMES: "The Rochester Chamber Music Society in association with the Vermont Festival of the Arts will close the RCMS summer series with returning guest artists and Boston musicians Vanessa Holroyd and Katherine Winterstein. They will be accompanied by Cynthia Huard on piano, Sunday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. at the Federated Church on Main Street in Rochester. The Sunday program will include Telemann, Bach’s Trio Sonata in G major, a Nino Rota Trio, and Martinů."

Young man from Syria brings expertise on the flute to college in Middlebury

ADDISON INDEPENDENT: "Boghos Taslakjian practices the flute with pianist Cynthia Huard in the Middlebury Congregational Church last week. Taslakjian grew up in Syria and is now a sophomore at Middlebury College.

In Rochester, Classical Musicians Share Their Passion

SEVEN DAYS: "When the Johannes String Quartet plays Beethoven's last quartet in the small burg of Rochester, Vt., on Saturday night, second violinist Jessica Lee will be performing the piece for the first time. Not only can anything happen during a performance, she remarks, but the work itself is 'really out-there Beethoven. There's a lot in there and it's very condensed.'"

Cynthia Huard: Sound, Math and Stories

THE SUN: "Accomplished musician and educator Cynthia Huard of Middlebury College developed a passion for music early in life. 'I love sound, math and stories,' she said. 'Music is all those things.' Huard has made her mark as a stellar pianist and harpsichordist in the USA and in Europe. Being a true Middlebury internationalist, Huard feels at home here as much as she does across the pond."