The IU New Music Ensemble under Don Freund will perform music of Welcher, Travers, Cage and Kingsland.
Don Freund is WFIU's featured contemporary composer for June.
The right note can sometimes be as hard to hit as an inside curve.
Romeo still loves Juliet, it's all Shakespeare! All sung!
The first pieces that had any substance were little pieces by Bach and I’ve loved him ever since
“Romeo and Juliet: A Shakespearian Music Drama” is having its premiere production at the Bloomington Playwrights Project, the theatre that inspired IU faculty member and composer Don Freund in his approach to Shakespeare’s classic romance. The large and attractive cast features mostly IU grad students in principal roles, but with a generous sprinkling of BPP […]
Composer and IU faculty member Don Freund says that the germination of this project was curious. It began with the venue, and then the musical style, and only then the choice of Shakespeare’s play as the source for the text.