Women Trailblazers in Music: Film to Premiere at RIC

Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Tchaikovsky — when thinking of great composers, there is no shortage of household names. It is unlikely, however, that many, if any that come to mind are female. Dr. Judith Lynn Stillman is remedying that imbalance.  Stillman is a professor of music and RIC’s artist-in-residence and has been producing prolifically through the […]

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Twist on a Classic: ENSEMBLE/PARALLAX premieres video and music works in their fifth season

Providence dwellers Peyman Farzinpour and his wife Nara Shahbazyan are the quintessential 21st century musicians. In addition to managing very busy performing and teaching schedules, Farzinpour and Shahbazyan are the co-founders of ENSEMBLE/PARALLAX, a New England music ensemble now in its fifth season.   In its first four seasons, ENSEMBLE/PARALLAX commissioned and premiered more than […]

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Orchestral Underpinnings: A classic autumn soundtrack

Autumn is a great time for classical music in New England. Giving way to fanfare and season openers, the 2019-20 season offers many opportunities to hear unique performances of obscure works as well as a healthy serving of familiar favorites. Read on to discover what’s happening this fall. The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra has one […]

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This Season’s a Classic!: Get a little culture in your life, will ya’?

For classical music lovers, there are some great events to look forward to over the next few months. Here’s what’s coming up for summer 2019: The 2018 Music On The Hill festival presents seven concerts of chamber music from June 2-12 at various locations throughout the state, including Cranston, Warwick and Westerly. For more information:  […]

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