Tag Archives: Vecchione

  • Rolf presents at EGS seminar: “Romantic Piano meets the Hardanger Fiddle” in Bergen, Norway

    Posted on October 26, 2017 by in

    Rolf has been invited to lecture and perform in Bergen, Norway as part of the Oct. 26-29 chamber music symposium, “Romantic Piano meets the Hardanger Fiddle,” presented by the International Edvard Grieg Society. He is tentatively scheduled to perform on recitals at 1:00, Thurs., Oct. 26, and 6:00, Fri., Oct. 27. He will present his […]

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  • OboeBass! Recital at the Hastings Arts Center

    Posted on February 12, 2017 by in

    We’ll perform a recital of OboeBass! classics, including music by Edvard Grieg, Timothy Goplerud, Eric Hanson, Adrian Mann, Julie Johnson, and Astor Piazzolla. On the second half of the program, we will perform selections for English horn and bass composed for us by Timothy Goplerud from our latest CD, “Monk Fish Tango.” Online advance tickets […]

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  • Classical and Jazzy Nutcracker at Roitenberg Assisted Living, Minneapolis

    Posted on December 19, 2016 by in

    Our “Pages of Music” learning program, “The Classical and Jazzy Nutcracker,” compares Tchaikovsky’s original holiday classic with Duke Ellington’s brilliant jazzy takes on Tchaikovsky’s scintillating melodies. We also give background on both composers. tell the Nutcracker story, and discuss what makes something “jazzy” Free and open to the public, sponsored by the MacPhail Center for […]

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  • Christmas Eve, 1914/2014. Stille Nacht — Silent Night — Glade Jul

    Posted on December 24, 2014 by in Blog

    One hundred years ago tonight, song and holiday spirit combined to stop WWI in its tracks. This story was originally posted on our blog 12/24/12. We repost this updated version in celebration of this centennial year of the Christmas Truce, because we are continually amazed and inspired by the power of music in general, and, […]

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    Typecast Ducks and Trolls – Askelad and the Seven Silver Ducks

    Posted on October 12, 2013 by in Blog

    We were invited to post this guest blog (10/9/13) on the genesis of our Askelad commissioning/book/CD project by Ingebretsen’s Nordic Marketplace in Minneapolis. They are one of the fine vendors who carry our musical retelling of the classic Norwegian folktale, Askelad and the Seven Silver Ducks, composed and illustrated by Margi Griebling-Haigh. We were happy […]

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