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

Brahms Requiem: Away with Sorrow and Sighing – Singing for Joy

From time to time, we invite a guest blogger to share their insights. In this installment, Janet – a member of the Symphonic Choir alto section – shares a perspective from the chorus in the final week of rehearsals for the upcoming Brahms Requiem performance. For more information about the Friday and Saturday, April 21… Read More

Elijah: A Mighty Song for our Times – Guest Blog

From time to time, we invite a guest blogger to share their insights. In this installment, Janet – a member of the Symphonic Choir alto section – shares personal reflections on the role in her life of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. To learn Elijah, Mendelssohn’s great oratorio, many of us acquired recordings to listen and sing to… Read More