Eastes and Juno completed their inaugural two-concert season with another success, showing promise for southern Vermont’s only professional chamber orchestra.
Get ready. As with nearly every one of the Haydn’s so-called Sturm und Drang symphonies, we are in for a ride – crackling energies, playful humor, endearing or scrappy tunes, and that’s just on first hearing.
Richard Henke of the Brattleboro Commons features concertmaster Kathy Andrew’s career as a violinist and teacher.
Jim Lowe, veteran Vermont music reviewer, attended Juno’s inaugural concert and had this to say.
Of the twelve concerti grossi that Handel collected together as Opus 6, one work answers that standard grade school question: Which of these does not belong?
VPR Classical host, Kari Anderson, talks with Zon Eastes about Juno’s startup and about the impact of the creative sector on Vermont’s overall economy.