Just Announced! LEADers

Announcing the second cohort of Sphinx LEADers! Sphinx LEAD (Leaders in Excellence, Arts & Diversity) is entering its second year and we are thrilled to announce the incoming cohort of LEADers. BLAKE-ANTHONY JOHNSON Louisville Orchestra Bio Blake-Anthony Johnson is a cellist, arts administrator, and educator based out of Louisville, Kentucky…

Iberacademy-Reflection

Traveling to another country is always an exhilarating experience, however teaching in a foreign environment is invaluable. In my efforts to provide the history and traditions passed on to me from my own teachers from around the world, I was allowed to achieve a higher level of craftsmanship in my…

New World closes year with varied chamber program from Mozart to Harbison

Bulgarian-born Dobrinka Tabakova’s Such Different Paths (2007-08) was the afternoon’s discovery. Scored for string septet, Yabakova’s riveting eighteen-minute score melds repetitive minimalism and folk influences with the ancient sound of a viol consort, and the spiritual raptness of Arvo Pärt and Henryk Górecki. The music alternates rapid episodes with more…