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Archive for July 23, 2013

Art and Music: van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh Self-Portrait

Hear Focke’s Le Tombeau de van Gogh on July 23 at 12:00 PM. There are 20 paintings depicted musically in this set. Here are some of these (below). Fré Focke was a Dutch pianist and composer; he was a student of Anton Webern. Acting on an invitation from pianist Claudio Arrau, he moved to Santiago, Chile, where he became very active and influential on the musical life there