Our latest newsletter features a video retrospective looking back at the past 25 years of music-making, as well as a photo update of our socially-distanced rehearsal! Click here to read.
New Phil is launching a brand new newsletter, to keep us connected while we practice social distancing. Our first edition contains a video message from the orchestra, a chance to hear beautiful music from the Berlin Philharmonic, and a recognition of New Phil’s doctors. Click here to view our first newsletter.
Strange and sad days indeed. And yet, this time is allowing me to explore other areas of my life that I’ve let go for a while. Books, getting the garden in shape, and diving into my library of solo horn works. I’d forgotten how much stuff I had! I’ve recently rediscovered Michael Haydn’s double horn […]
Oh my what a difference a few weeks makes! We’re starting this blog so our players and our New Phil community can share experiences as we all WFH and contemplate what’s next. Please share your thoughts, memories, joys and sorrows! Earlier today I got an email from New Phil tuba player, Tim Ayer. For those […]
Last week, the Metro West Daily News featured a piece on Lev Mamuya’s upcoming performance with the New Phil. Lev had some insightful comments on his personal philosophy and preparation for his upcoming Shostakovitch Cello Concerto No. 1 with us. “Playing Shostakovitch is a reminder, from the details, that music can never be divorced from […]
Twenty-two-year-old cellist Lev Mamuya combines his passion for music with a keen interest in studying and celebrating what is most essential and affirming to society in a variety of cultural practices. Having completed a BA in History and Literature from Harvard focusing on 20th-century cultural studies, Mamuya is now completing his MM in cello performance […]