Sobre Camerata Caribe 1983-2003 y Lotta (printed on the CD) Read this post in English Camerata Caribe se formó en agosto de 1982, “en residencia” en el Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico, por cinco profesores que querían tocar música de cámara juntos: Peter Kern, […]
About Camerata Caribe 1983-2003 and Lotta
Camerata Caribe was formed in August of 1982 “in residence” at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico by five professors who wanted to play chamber music together: Peter Kern, flute; David Bourns, oboe; Kathleen Jones, clarinet; Alan Brown, bassoon; and Vanessa Vassallo, piano.
The Coro de Clarinetes del CMPR (the Conservatory’s Clarinet Choir) has made recordings of 11 works by local composers. The choir’s recordings are $1 per download, and all proceeds go to the Beca Don Jesus Figueroa, the scholarship fund which supports trips to ClarinetFests and […]
This is a unique and varied collection of seven works for clarinet by Puerto Rican composers, blending classical and Latin styles. The first and last tracks are traditional “Danzas,” the latter depicting teenagers (the clarinet being the girl, and the trombone a boy) flirting over […]
Released in March of 2010, this two-CD set includes all the 52 Selected Studies, edited by Himie Voxman, published by Hal Leonard Corporation, and recorded with their permission. The Studies are organized with a slow and fast selection in each key up to six sharps […]
This DVD was made by CulturArte de Puerto Rico from the live recording of Roberto Alagna singing with the Puerto Rico Symphony on February 7, 2004 in the Luis A. Ferré Centro de Bellas Artes in San Juan. That said, you would expect to see […]
The composer asked pianist Felix Rivera Guzmán and me to record this interesting work in October of 1996 for a 2-CD collection he put together for the Forum of Caribbean composers. Other works in the set are by Carlos Cabrer, Roque Cordero, Ernesto Cordero, Orlando […]
Kathleen Jones commissioned this unaccompanied work in 1984 to play in London at Pamela Weston’s International Clarinet Congress in August. The first performance was given at the Robert Marcellus Master Classes in June of 1984. This recording is on Sierra’s disc entitled Chamber works (Musica […]
Jack Delano, who was born in Russia, raised in Philadelphia, and lived all his adult life in Puerto Rico, authored and illustrated a charming little book, meant to encourage an appreciation of trees on the earth. It was turned into a filmed cartoon by the […]
Symphony #9 by Gustav Mahler, recorded by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti conducting.
I will never forget the 1982 April night in Evanston when the phone rang and the voice said “Hi, Kathy, this is Larry Combs. Are you a member of the Union?” I answered that I could be by 9 a.m. the next morning. I was […]