Our Grand Rapids Symphony radio series continues this Sunday with the debut of the symphony’s new Music Director, Marcel Leninger. This concert from October also presents violinist Phillipe Quint in the Tchaikovsky Concerto. The Symphony Number 2 of Sergei Rachmaninoff will also be heard, this Sunday at 1:00pm, in a broadcast underwritten by Meijer.
Some Cultural Selections from the Internet by Foley Schuler…
A Mendelssohn masterpiece, really written by his sister Fanny, has finally been premiered under her name 188 years later.
The Grammy Museum—and a number of other institutions—plan to honor the great Ella Fitzgerald on her upcoming 100th birthday. Read more from the Los Angeles Times.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative plans to resurrect the architect's demolished or unbuilt projects, starting with a pavilion in Banff, Canada.
Artist Jennifer Bolande has replaced billlboards with massive photos of the landscapes they’re blocking. Read more and see images of the installation project here.
America’s first Writers Museum is slated to open in May in Chicago!
On another literary note: The New Yorker has just published a long lost short story by the legendary F. Scott Fitzgerald, entitled “The I.O.U.” Read more on the background of the story—and read the story itself: "The I.O.U."
A beautiful and moving photo series by Thomas Hussey, entitled “Reflections of the Past,”
“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” –Frank Lloyd Wright
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