eighth blackbird http://wrti.org en Grammy-Winning Eighth Blackbird Helms Schoenberg At Curtis http://wrti.org/post/grammy-winning-eighth-blackbird-helms-schoenberg-curtis <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Once ignored by conservatories and reviled by audiences, </span>Schoenberg’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> half-spoken, half-sung </span><em>Pierrot<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Lunaire</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is being intensively rehearsed for performances by Curtis Institute of Music musicians on Monday and Tuesday of next week (April 15th and 16th). </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As The Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns reports, the instigators are visiting professors who don’t look much different from the students: the modern music ensemble<a href="http://www.eighthblackbird.org/ensemble/" target="_blank"><strong> eighth blackbird</strong></a>, who are in the first year of a three-year residency that should extend the Curtis tradition to the cutting edge.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:05:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 5360 at http://wrti.org Grammy-Winning Eighth Blackbird Helms Schoenberg At Curtis