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Introducing John Killacky

08/27/10 8:00AM

(photo courtesy of the San Francisco Foundation)

Burlington's Flynn Center for the Performing Arts has a new Executive Director. John Killacky comes to Vermont from San Francisco, with a rich background of several decades spent in cultural and foundation work. He'll join me this morning to talk about his experience, his life, and his vision for the Flynn Center.



La Alta
Composer: Francisco de la Torre
Ensemble: The Dufay Collective
CD/Album: "Cancionero"
Record co./Cat #: Avie 5


La Spagna
Composer: Heinrich Isaac
Ensemble: The Dufay Collective
CD/Album: "Cancionero"
Record co./Cat #: Avie 5


Composer: Traditional (Corsican polyphony)
Ensemble: I Muvrini
CD/Album: "Pulifunie"
Record co./Cat #: Higher Octave World 82621


Sinfonia Concertante (for Violin & Viola) in Eb, K 364
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: The Knights
Conductor: Eric Jacobson
Soloists: Lara St. John, violin ; Scott St. John, viola
CD/Album: Scott & Lara St. John/The Knights/Jacobsen/W.A. Mozart
Record co./Cat #: Ancalagon 136


Trois Nouvelles Etudes, B 130
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Louis Lortie, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: the Complete Etudes
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8482


Thirteen Ways: VI & VIII (inspired by the Wallace Stevens poem; "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird")
Composer: Thomas Albert
Ensemble: Eighth Blackbird
CD/Album: "eighth blackbird - round nut tool"
Record co./Cat #: Eighth Blackbird 1
Note: * At the Flynn w/the VSO on Dec. 4th; solo the next evening at FlynnSpace on Dec. 5th *


Traveling Song
Composer: Meredith Monk
Soloists: Meredith Monk, vocals & piano
CD/Album: "Boosey & Hawkes Sampler"
Record co./Cat #: Boosey & Hawkes (sampler)
Note: * At the Flynn Center on Feb. 27th, 7pm *


Metamorphosis I
Composer: Philip Glass
Soloists: Philip Glass, piano
CD/Album: "Solo Piano"
Record co./Cat #: Cedille 90000067
Note: * At the Flynn Center on April 2nd, 7pm *


Symphony in D
Composer: Juan Crisostomo Arriaga
Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations
Conductor: Jordi Savall
CD/Album: "Arriaga: L'Oeuvre Orchestrale"
Record co./Cat #: Astree 8532
Note: * Featured at the Flynn Center on Oct. 23rd at the season's opening VSO Masterworks Concert *


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