Category Archives: Music Reviews
Last Friday night I had a minor conundrum. Two intriguing concerts had overlapping times. The much-advertised Piano Extravaganza (5 pianos, 40 hands) was from 7:00 pm to 9:00, and the Chapel Choir concert started at 8:00. Both were free. So I decided to concert-hop, an activity that the arts and social scene at Princeton is quite conducive to and that I will likely miss when I graduate. Continue reading
I do not profess to be an expert in musicology, but to use a colloquialism, I know it when I hear it. I can therefore say the recent performance of Handel’s Israel in Egypt by the Nassau Sinfonia and the Princeton Glee Club was most certainly good.
Perhaps Hoodie Allen’s appeal amongst college kids stems from a kind of fellow-feeling; as we stood cheering in the stands of Richardson Auditorium, we felt like we were cheering on not an unapproachable music legend but a fellow Tiger and friend. Continue reading
A group of powerful voices from Tbilisi resonated in harmony through the Princeton University Chapel on Monday, as the audience tapped their feet to lively drumming and a rich bass. Continue reading