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Works showcasing the BSO’s strings, winds, brass, and percussion – BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra

Works showcasing the BSO’s strings, winds, brass, and percussion – BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
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With a "scrupulous ear for instrumental color and blend" (Washington Post) and bringing "a distinctive dynamism to the podium" (Baltimore Sun), the 2017/18 season marks Hannu Lintu's fifth year as Chief Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Last season's highlights include a concert tour to Russia, with performances at the Moscow Conservatory, Vyborg's House of Culture and St Petersburg's Philharmonic Grand Hall, and a performance of Väin??Raitio's opera Princess Cecilia (the first in 80 years) at the Helsinki Festival – both part of celebrations marking 100 years of Finnish independence. On Independence Day (6 December 2017) the orchestra honours its 90th anniversary and 100-year-old Finland, premiering newly commissioned works by longtime FRSO collaborator Magnus Lindberg and Lotta Wennäkoski. Seven more premieres are scheduled throughout the season, along with performances of Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle and Beethoven's Fidelio among others. In March 2018 the FRSO tours Spain and Germany with cellist Sol Gabetta, taking in such venues as the Berlin Philharmonie and the Cologne Philharmonie.

Highlights of Lintu's 2017/18 season include returns to the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Washington's National Symphony Orchestra, and the Dallas Symphony and Detroit Symphony orchestras. Lintu also makes his debut with the Naples Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony and Hiroshima Symphony orchestras. Recent engagements include the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, and the St Louis Symphony, Baltimore and Toronto Symphony orchestras, as well as three acclaimed European debuts: Staatsorchester Stuttgart Opera, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien and NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester.

A regular in the pit, Lintu returns to the Savonlinna Opera Festival in July 2018 to conduct Verdi's Otello – in 2017 he conducted Aulis Sallinen's Kullervo as part of Finland's centenary celebrations. The Finnish National Opera and Ballet also honoured 100 years of independence in a special collaborative project with director/choreographer Tero Saarinen of Sibelius's Kullervo, with Lintu receiving rave reviews: "No other conductor – including several distinguished Sibelians – I have heard in this music has been quite so willing to show what makes [Kullervo] so original" (Opera Magazine, May 2017). Previous productions with Finnish National Opera include ParsifalCarmen, Sallinen's King Lear, and Wagner's Tristan und Isolde in spring 2016. Lintu has also worked with Tampere Opera and Estonian National Opera.

Hannu Lintu has made several recordings for Ondine, Naxos, Avie and Hyperion. His recording of selected works by Erkki-Sven Tüür (with Christoffer Sundqvist, Pekka Kuusisto and the FRSO) was released in February 2017; Prokofiev's Piano Concertos with Olli Mustonen, Mahler's Symphony No.1, and Messiaen's Turangalîla Symphony with Angela Hewitt and Valerie Hartmann-Claverie are among other recent releases. Lintu has received several accolades for his recordings, including a 2011 Grammy nomination for Best Opera CD, plus Gramophone Award nominations for his recordings of Enescu's Symphony No.2 with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and the Violin Concertos of Sibelius and Thomas Adès with Augustin Hadelich and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Hannu Lintu studied cello and piano at the Sibelius Academy, where he later studied conducting with Jorma Panula. He participated in masterclasses with Myung-Whun Chung at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, and took first prize at the Nordic Conducting Competition in Bergen in 1994.

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Black Dyke Brass Festival Gala Concert: Part Two

University partners Black Dyke Band returned to Leeds Met for a weekend feast of music. Friday’s inaugural lecture by Professor Nick Childs is now available to view online. The Black Dyke Brass Festival gave students, staff and partners the opportunity to listen to music from the most famous brass band in the world. Highlights of the weekend’s events included a live broadcast from Saturday’s gala concert at Gandhi Hall, Headingley Campus, which was streamed over the internet, and available to watch via the Leeds Met website. The concert included Black Dyke Band performing live to the film of Paul Lovatt-Cooper’s Immortal and Rubbing Shoulders With Champions, Philip Harper’s Willow Pattern, Philip Wilby’s Euphonium Concerto and Peter Graham’s Harrison’s Dream. On Friday, visiting Professor Nick Childs delivered an illustrated inaugural lecture at Gandhi Hall, which featured brass music from 150 years ago, and is now available to view online. Tomorrow, the festival will culminate in a gala performance from Black Dyke Band, featuring special guests the Yorkshire Youth Brass Band, and a recital of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Conductor of the Black Dyke Band Professor Childs has achieved the highest international reputation as a performer, teacher/clinician, conductor, interpreter and advocate of new music, and producer of pace-setting recordings. Initial success came as a euphonium soloist and partner with his brother, Dr. Robert Childs. Together they have toured worldwide


Where can I shop for brass instrument supplies, sheet music, etc. in Austin Texas?

Question by kubrick09mp: Where can I shop for brass instrument supplies, sheet music, etc. in Austin Texas?
I just want a general music store (the bigger the better), and not a store devoted to guitars and drums.

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Answer by rats_and_atheism
Admit it, your really after brass knuckles.

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