Musica Viva Launches: 2015 Program
Long-time Musica Viva subscriber, John Garran, shares his thoughts on Musica Viva’s 2015 International Concert Season, the Musica Viva Festival, and the Coffee Concert Season. We look forward to seeing you in 2015, John!
Musica Viva has launched its 70th Anniversary Season. Unlike some larger organisations who have to consider attracting a conservative audience base Musica Viva has eschewed, in the main, the bland populist approach and brought together an eclectic selection of ensembles and individual musicians which cannot fail to find favour with a wide range of audiences. And there certainly can be no quibble about quality. You like Baroque? Tafelmusik returns. It may be hard for them to repeat the incredible impact of The Galileo Project so impressively performed on their last visit. But their planned “House of Dreams” project, taking audiences on a tour, musical and visual, of the worlds of Bach and Vivaldi sounds impressive. It will take great skill to raise such a performance above the mundane of a European tour video. Tafelmusik has the artistic clout to do this.
Did your correspondent mention quality? How about Steven…
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