The premiere concert of the Ars Longa Quire at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Huntington, Long Island, NY, at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, January 13th, 2013, was a beautifully presented and performed program of uniquely combined choral selections. At once in contrast to and complementary of one another, the vocal works included revealed the individual expertise of each singer as well as a subtly refined precision of vocal blending and tonal quality unity. At times, the lilting swell of the glorious choral mix rose to fill the sanctuary, reverberating from the distant architectural heights of the arched English Gothic style ceiling above. Whenever called for by the music, however, the choir members joined to produce a concise, singular note in perfect unison and expertly achieved sotto voce.
Deep Forest, the Grammy winning band from France recently performed at the Deep India Concert. The ‘Deep India concert’ is a brief musical tour to promote the project ‘Deep India’, a collaboration between Deep Forest from France and Indian santoor player Rahul Sharma. The venue Vivanta by Taj at MG Road, Bangalore in collaboration with [...]
Concert photography is certainly demanding, some kind of portraits photography where one controls neither subject, light nor background. Getting to know the equipment good enough to know how it reacts, finding the performance limits regarding the high sensitivity and not being afraid of leaving the full automatic exposure modes to go to manual exposure are certainly important points in this domain of photography.
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 280,000 visitors. This was my third year covering the event for IPA and my first year for IMPress and I knew I had to be on [...]
Polished, Professional, yet still Unpretentious Imagine being within the planet’s most jaw-dropping “stage” with a backdrop of some of Switzerland’s highest Alps with altitudes over 4’000 m (13,124 ft) and the iconic Matterhorn as well as the fairy-tale traffic-free Swiss village and ski resort of Zermatt at 1’620 m (5’310 ft). Some very fortunate acoustic [...]