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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd The Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert Saturday (April 18)  at Binghamton University – dubbed “Framed Artistry” -- offered a gripping and exciting armchair adventure tour of Iran, Spain and Russia. No passport required! All the works were “programmatic,” that is, evoking scenes and places, with “you are there” veracity. Not often are Binghamton audiences treated to a world premiere of a world-class composition – in this case, Esther by Iranian-American Behzad Ranjbaran, who is on the faculty of the Juilliard School of Music. “It’s a...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Something old, something new and something smacking of a midlife crisis!That phrase characterizes Saturday’s fine Binghamton Philharmonic concert in a nutshell. Performing at Binghamton University’s Anderson Center, the orchestra revisited Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 and introduced the program with a sparkling new work, Tri-Sattawat by Thai composer Narong Prangcharoen (commissioned by Maestro Jose-Luis Novo’s other orchestra, the Annapolis Philharmonic). Tri-Sattawat (“Three Centuries”) was an hors d’oeuvre to whet...
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