Joshua heads to the windy city Friday, October 10 to Monday, October 13 for the 2014 Joshua Roman Series with the Camerata Chicago, a four-night tour of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto with the chamber orchestra culminating in a live broadcast on radio station WFMT. Music Director Drostan Hall conducts the program, which also includes Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, at Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church, the Wheaton College Artist Series, the Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Northfield, and the Music Institute of Chicago on four consecutive nights. Find more information about the concerts and broadcast here.
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Monday, January 6th, 2014
The following questions are taken from an interview with the Harris Theater about my residency with acclaimed actor Anna Deavere Smith where we will present our joint project, “On Grace”. Many thanks to the University of Chicago, U. of Chicago Presents, Joan Harris and the Harris Theater, and all of the other organizations and individuals who have made this residency possible.
1. You’ve been called a “classical rock star” by the press. Is that a moniker you embrace? I’ve gone through various phases in my relationship with this particular title. It’s one that I think each reader has a different reaction to, and perception of its meaning. At its best, it connotes a certain intensity and fearlessness that I certainly aspire to, and in that sense I could only hope to live up to the name.