Tag: Sam Goldscheider

Tuesday, March 13, 2011: Dress Rehearsal!

Opus Osm goes behind the curtain to find out what a general, or dress, rehearsal is all about. You can read this article by Sam Goldscheider in its entirety by clicking on “Other Side of the Curtain,” the black tab at the top of the page. What Happens at a Dress Rehearsal? And Why Should You Go? Ever wonder what happens during a symphony orchestra rehearsal? The Prague Symphony Orchestra…

Dress Rehearsal!

What Happens at a Dress Rehearsal? And Why Should You Go? Ever wonder what happens during a symphony orchestra rehearsal? The Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK), Czech Philharmonic, and other leading Prague orchestras give you the opportunity to find out. Regularly, before an orchestra’s first performance of a big symphonic concert, the audience is invited in to watch the General, or Dress, Rehearsal (both terms are used). The General Rehearsal is…

Monday, March 5, 2012:Seeing Doubles

Seeing Doubles Czech violinist Josef Špaček, the youngest concertmaster the Czech Philharmonic has ever had, is regarded as one of the most promising players on the international music scene. A student of the famous Itzhak Perlman, Mr Špaček studied in America for seven years, first at the Curtis Institute of Music and then at the Julliard School in New York. Prize winner at multiple international competitions, Mr Špaček stepped into…

Friday, February 10, 2012: Time Out

Take Time Out to Catch Up on the News We’re pausing from our usual format just for today to share some positive, Opus Osm news: New! Archive! Look at the black bar at the top of every Opus Osm page – you’ll see the Archive tab. Click to find every article we’ve ever published, right from our very first issue of September 2010. Improved! Calendar! We’ve always had an Events…