Jeannette interviews Francis on Rhetoric in Music for a look into the origins and philosophies of it in historical performance, and how musicians today can apply it to their own performances.
Francis sits down to talk with harpsichordist/conductor Richard Egarr! They talk about the harpsichord sound, creating dynamics on the instrument, and thoughts on continuo playing. And he only says f*ck once…(maybe it’s twice) To find out more about Richard Egarr, … Continued
Harpsichord phenom Joe Gascho may be uncomfortable with me introducing him as an awesome person, but he’s just going have to be ok with it, because if anyone is deserving of the title, it’s him. Find out why in this … Continued
The harpsichord is a beautiful instrument. When I say this, I’m not talking about its exterior appearance. Yes, there are many harpsichords with extravagant lid paintings or elegant decorations that are beautiful to look at, but when I say … Continued
For the inaugural episode of our “Awesome Person Series”, we bring you an interview with Pomona College’s Everett S. Olive Professor Genevieve Feiwen Lee, a pianist whose wisdom, empathy, and creativity makes her a favorite of anyone who gets to know … Continued