Monday, September 27, 2010

Washington Post calls P-CE's Russian Gershwin 'Terrifically Exciting'

"Context and fresh perspectives and generally pulling the rug out from under listeners... elegant improvisation... ultra-sophisticated and altogether gorgeous account... razor-sharp playing from the ensemble, led by Music Director Angel Gil-Ordóñez -- resulted in a terrifically exciting account...

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Reverb Psychology: Interview with P-CE's Joe Horowitz

Joseph (Joe) Horowitz, Artistic Director for the Washington, D.C.-based Post-Classical Ensemble, is the nation’s leading scholar of the symphony orchestra...

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Horowitz, who shared, among many other things, fascinating details about George Gershwin’s connection to Russia, the “jazz threat” and the exact meaning of "post-classical"...

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Washington Post Raves over P-CE's Falla and Flamenco

In her "Classical Beat" section of the Washington Post, Anne Midgette calls "Falla and Flamenco" "wildly ambitious" and the Post-Classical Ensemble's performance "a worthy reading" of "sinuous music."

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Monday, February 15, 2010

Washington Post: P-CE "Ravishing"

"...Conductor Angel Gil-Ordóñez drew lovely, chamberlike sonorities from the Ensemble orchestra... ravishing wind playing..."