Peter Johnson en Singer With a Big Worldly Heart <p>Does a worldly background give you greater empathy for others? We caught up recently with New York folk-world singer Eleanor Dubinsky, who has a multicultural background.</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Peter Johnson 27780 at Singer With a Big Worldly Heart Summer Festivals Mini-Sampler <p>With&nbsp;Memorial Day weekend just around the corner,&nbsp;summer will be here before you know it.&nbsp;Get out your&nbsp;calendar and let&#39;s&nbsp;tour&nbsp;through&nbsp;three very worthy, and rather different, summer festivals!</p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 21:57:31 +0000 Peter Johnson 27531 at Summer Festivals Mini-Sampler Symphony vs. Concerto: Know the Difference? <p>What&#39;s the very height of musical-excitement in the classical universe? Opera aside, we have a strong candidate for you: the swan song of Sergei Rachmaninoff&#39;s concerto-works, his thrilling <em>Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini!</em></p><p> Fri, 18 May 2012 11:10:00 +0000 Peter Johnson 27477 at Symphony vs. Concerto: Know the Difference? Crossovers <p>Whether it&#39;s embracing a secret love, or aiming for &ldquo;multiple demographics,&rdquo; a crossover project challenges any artist. Crossovers exist where different music genres intersect, or when an artist jumps the tracks for a while....</p><p> Sat, 21 Apr 2012 13:48:48 +0000 Peter Johnson 25878 at Crossovers Do "Marrieds" Make More Intimate Music? <p>Artists are married to creative ideas, and sometimes to each other! Stars like Lauren and Bogie, George and Gracie, Liz and Richard -- all sparkle from the past. Their romances hit the headlines as much as their films. More recent Hollywood celebs Harrison Ford and&nbsp;Calista Flockhart or Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick may come to mind. What about&nbsp;some contemporary musical&nbsp;couples not yet household names?</p><p> Sat, 07 Apr 2012 12:00:01 +0000 Peter Johnson 25226 at Do "Marrieds" Make More Intimate Music?