A message to supporters and friends of the New Philharmonia Orchestra. As we approached our 25th season this past year, we were full of pride in having achieved this milestone, and joy at being able to make wonderful music together over a span of many years. We began in 1995 with our beloved founding Music […]
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 […]