Last Days of Socrates all set to mesmerize Melbourne

Listening to renowned composers’ works being played by a symphony orchestra can be an uplifting experience. When it’s the execution of a famous Greek philosopher like Socrates being depicted,  it can be even more exhilarating. Weeks after the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra presented The Last Days of Socrates composed by Australia’s pride, Brett Dean, the orchestral […]

American Symphonies to Tell ‘Distinctly American’ Stories

Writing a symphony and putting it in the American context is no mean feat. The composer must ensure that the material comes out fresh and vital. Talented composer Mohammed Fairouz shares the inspiring influences for his works, mostly symphonies that reflect his Middle Eastern roots, integrated with western structures. Through his music, Mohammed Fairouz has […]

Ticket Presale: Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Concert in LA, Oct. 18-19

Trailer: Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Pipa – Chinese Lute Erhu – the Chinese Violin The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is perhaps the only one of its kind in the world. It’s opening up new horizons in the world of Western classical music. PURCHASE TICKETS Purchase before August 30th and receive: 1. Priority seating 2. A […]

3 American Symphonic Music Albums You Must Hear

Classical music enthusiasts can be moved to tears or feel uplifted just hearing legendary maestros play. Check out three albums that promise to be a real thrill for American symphonic music enthusiasts. The top album options commissioned by leading orchestras or well-known symphonic music festivals include Symphony No. 4 from `Mission San Juan’ by award-winning […]