It’s the first Daily Bow of 2012!
- Borromeo String Quartet, four Library of Congress Stradivari, and Schubert’s Death of the Maiden come together to celebrate the death of Stradivarius and mark the new year
- A lost violin worth $170,000 is reunited with its owner
- The story of a creative entrepreneur and an India-based initiative that couples business and music “in harmony” to defend and promote Indian classical music has much to teach us about our own classical culture
A recent article on String Visions looked at the power of “Healing Through Art” in Haiti, but you don’t have to go to Haiti to find this connection with classical music. This Saturday, January 7th, the Firebrand Concert Series will present the rare classical music of Haitian composers to acknowledge the hardships that Haiti has faced, as well as to honor the Haitian community of the Greater Boston area.
Finally, for all of you making New Year resolutions, this should be a powerful inspiration: a remarkable story about an incredible string instrument maker who continues to pursue his passion and determination in the craft of luthiery, despite a devastating stroke that left his right side paralyzed.