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Archive for July 22, 2013

Diva on Detour

Patricia Racette

Monday, July 22, at 8:00 PM Soprano Patricia Racette and pianist Craig Terry present DIVA ON DETOUR on WFMT’s next broadcast from the 2013 Ravinia Festival. Kerry Frumkin hosts the performance, which was recorded this past June. In this recital, the diva of Italian opera steps away from her typical home in the world’s opera more…

Art and Music: Bloch

Tamarack miners, "copper country" in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Hear Bloch’s Five Sketches in Sepia on July 22 at 6:00 PM. About “color” in music: certain descriptive words may be used to express the effect of musical timbre or tone color such as: dark – brilliant; opaque – transparent; rich – mellow; fuzzy – clear; dull – sharp; complex – simple, et al. As a metaphor, musicians consider sound in the same manner that painters consider “color”