Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Gabriel Kahane Premiere

I was blessed to be present in Carnegie Hall this evening for the first New York performance of Gabriel Kahane’s absolutely gorgeous song cycle, “Gabriel’s Guide to the 48 States,” performed by the composer with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.  This was the final OCO Carnegie subscription concert of the season, and it really ended on a high note.  Before Kahane’s piece, the ensemble performed the string orchestra version of Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklaerte Nacht with silken … <Read More>