Guest Blog: The Marvelous Enigmas of Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms”

From time to time, we invite guest bloggers to share their thoughts about activities of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. In this post, we welcome Janet, a member of the Symphonic Choir’s alto section. It was mid-October. The choir was sight-singing their way through Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms” before submerging in the Christmas concert season. The… Read More

Guest Blog Post: The Dream We Saw

It was a grim, grey November afternoon of rain as I walked into Avon High School, past 2 rooms with orchestra rehearsals in progress. Another room had a band rehearsal. Two more rooms with choirs, and then into the room I was looking for – the rehearsal room for the High School’s Chamber Choir. I… Read More

Wonder Woman’s Lasso: AKA Maestro Urbański’s Baton

It was a black night in Indianapolis. No stars. Few people – until the witching hour of 10 pm, when Indianapolis Symphony musicians and Indianapolis Symphonic Choir members crowd into Monument Circle after rehearsal. Some stroll in small groups back to their cars. A lone violinist hurries along New York Street. A couple of tenors,… Read More