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Scotland

‘Scottish Fantasy’ heals soloist Richard Lin

Richard Lin will perform Max Bruch's "Scottish Fantasy" with Montclair Orchestra. The piece and his love for it helped him heal and go on to win a prize.
harpsichord

Plucking it out: All Bach harpsichord concert at Saint James

If you haven't heard Bach on the harpischord, you haven't really heard Bach, Sean Price says.
sound

Classical music review: ‘Tour of Color’ ends season triumphantly

By WILLIAM AMORY For Montclair Local The Montclair Orchestra’s last concert of its inaugural season was a flourish of orchestral color, bringing the audience along on a tour of France, Russia, Austria and back to France,...

George Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, dies at 96

George Walker(1922-2018), Montclair resident and the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 23."Lilacs," for voice and orchestra, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1996. It premiered with...
simplicity

Classical music review: A golden sunset in ‘Simplicity’

In "A Second Simplicity," Ember Ensemble sang a varied selection of songs that dealt with aging, memory, and love that endures over time.
orchestra

Culture in brief: Classical concerts next weekend

Montclair Orchestra and the Oratorio Society of New Jersey will both hold their spring concerts next weekend, April 27 and 28.
Hansel

‘Hansel and Gretel’ goes traditional at Opera Theatre of Montclair

"Hansel and Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck presents a classic family, by adults, for all.
Phi Mu Alpha

Phi Mu Alpha at MSU plans benefit

The Phi Mu Alhpa Fraternity presents a benefit concert for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday, April 20.
Shakespeare Evening

Classical Music Review: Something new in ‘A Shakespeare Evening’ from Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's "A Shakespeare Evening" succeeded richly — the non-verbal eloquence of the music poured into the verbal Shakespeare, and back again.
pianos

In brief: ‘Two Pianos’ honors Holocaust survivors

'Two Pianos' concert on Sunday, Oct. 27, in Newark, honors, Halina Neuman, grandmother of Montclair resident Edward Hoffman, and her friendship with Anna Bieler, before and after the Holocaust.