I would say that Josh and I are interested in the beauty of the sounds that come from our respective instruments....Jeremy Denk
With works ranging from bizarre and eerie to the downright depressing, this Halloween playlist comes out of the darkest shadows of classical music.
"The job of the principal flutist is a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde thing," says Jacobs School of Music Professor of Flute Kate Lukas.
Associate professor of bassoon at the IU Jacobs School of Music, Kathleen McLean says, "People have always said the bassoon sounds like the human soul."
"People hearing this work have very strong feelings. Some will love it, some may actually hate it. There doesn’t seem to be much middle ground."
Christopher O'Riley comes to Bloomington, IN to play the Ravel Piano Concerto with the Camerata Orchestra conducted by Bill McGlaughlin. Christopher talks about the demands of the Ravel piece and that he once referred to as "Gershwin's Third."