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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Craig Phillips is a distinguished organist and composer of organ and choral music. If anyone had any doubt about that, they weren’t after his concert Sunday afternoon (April 19) at Binghamton’s United Presbyterian Church, where he played to a select, but appreciative audience. Philips, who hails from Hollywood, Calif., was joined in the organ loft by violinist Uli Speth, concertmaster of the Binghamton Philharmonic, and flautist Georgetta Maiolo, recently retired from the BPO, to perform his Scenes from a Gallery (2009). The suite...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd
Saturday night’s Binghamton Philharmonic concert (April 20) at Binghamton University's Anderson Center celebrated Maestro José-Luis Novo’s 10th anniversary and showcased the principals in the orchestra, leaving no doubt that the Philharmonic is in top form. Novo chose a program of Respighi’s Fountains of Rome, Elgar’s tone poem In the South and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 54. The common thread among the works -- all by composers incredibly skilled at writing orchestral music -- is that each piece created paintings...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Mayhem … Madness … Melodrama … Magic ... The Tri-Cities Opera production of Lucia Di Lammermoor is a masterpiece, from the first fate-laden notes of the overture to the last fate-fulfilled note of the finale. (more…)...
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