Latest Astor Piazzolla Stories

2008-09-05 06:00:12

By Sue Gilmore The last time I saw violin soloist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg -- and the only time I've ever met her face to face -- she was flush with success and happily hobnobbing late at night in a Sacramento restaurant with string players from the orchestra that had just supported her turn with the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto.

2008-09-01 15:00:14

LEWISTON - A trio led by pianist-composer Danilo Perez, whom The New York Times called "one of the best things that happened to jazz around the turn of the millennium," will open the 2008-09 Bates College Concert Series Thursday, Sept. 11.

2008-08-01 06:00:29

By Gerald M. Gay, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 1--Editor's note: This summer, we are taking a look at the people who make the arts a reality, from the audience to the artists behind the scenes. This week: classical guitarist Gabriel Ayala.

2008-07-11 09:00:40

By Tracy Harmon, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 11--The contemporary classic guitar duo Dos Americas will showcase Latin American and original compositions during concerts in Pueblo and Canon City.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.