Here is a performance which I have never shared. It’s 1971, with the Boston Symphony, William Steinberg conducting, recorded live in Symphony Hall, Boston. I am playing the Ralph Vaughan Williams “Concerto for Tuba”, on my goldbrass 6-valve Alexander F tuba. Hope you enjoy this ‘look-back’ from 47 years ago……
Remembering the tour in 1989 with the wonderful Canadian Brass, and the marvelous artists in the NY Phil and the BSO.
During my formative years I listened to classical music day and night. It was the love of my life back then. Among my favorite performers I had a “Special Three”, whose recordings I collected and enjoyed over and over. I think their music got into my head and influenced me a great deal. One of […]
Early on during my tenure with the Pops, I experienced what was to be one of the highlights of my entire career — playing the part of “Tubby” in “Tubby the Tuba” with the one and only “French Chef,” Julia Childs, with Arthur Fiedler himself conducting the Boston Pops. This program was one of the […]