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Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 8

on June 8, 2017 - 2:30pm

Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association

Los Alamos Concert Association Board member and friend Dorothy Amsden asked me what happens to the competitors in the Cliburn Competition who are eliminated at the end of each round. “Do they remain for the rest of the competition or do they return home, tail between the legs, poor things?” she wondered.

While there must certainly be some tremendous disappointment, these pianists are not neophytes.

Nothing To Do? ... So Not True! Los Alamos County Hosts 100 Days of Summer Program

on June 8, 2017 - 10:29am
The 100 Days of Summer kicked off May 26 and runs through Sept. 8. Los Alamos County Image
Los Alamos Daily Post

“There’s nothing to do” is a commonly stated phrase, especially in small towns. The Los Alamos County Community Services Department is striving to prove this statement wrong through its 100 Days of Summer Program.


The program kicked off May 26 during the Los Alamos County Summer Concert; its purpose is to educate locals on the multitude of  local programs and activities in town so they will stay in the County rather than venture elsewhere in search

Fifth Annual Inside] Out Art Exhibition Opens Sept. 15

on June 8, 2017 - 6:40am
SFCG News:
SANTA FE  The Inside] Out Art Exhibition, an annual exhibition giving those who are living with mental illness a venue for showing their art in a professional gallery, will be held this year for the first time in the downtown Santa Fe Community Gallery.
The exhibition, which opens Sept. 15 and is on view through Oct. 14, is part of Inside] Out Arts, one of three major programs of the Compassionate Touch Network, a Santa Fe based non-profit whose mission is to promote mental health literacy for youth, teens, and adults using education and the arts.

Daily Postcard: Horse Finds Grass Really Is Greener

on June 8, 2017 - 6:10am

Daily Postcard: A horse finds the grass really is greener on the other side of this fence at the North Mesa Stables. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Los Alamos/Japan Project Partners With Green Legacy Hiroshima To Safeguard Atomic Bomb Seeds

on June 7, 2017 - 4:36pm


Los Alamos History Museum News:

The Los Alamos/Japan Project is proud to announce its newest partnership with Green Legacy Hiroshima, an organization dedicated to safeguard and to spread worldwide the seeds and saplings of Hiroshima's atomic bomb survivor trees. The Los Alamos History Museum is the grateful recipient of four varieties of second-generation, atomic bomb tree seeds-camphor, ginkgo, holly, and persimmon.

Dichroic Glass Sculpture Installed At Golf Course

on June 7, 2017 - 3:57pm

A suspended dichroic glass sculpture, ‘Carry the Light’, made by Albuquerque artist, Doug Czor is now hanging in the entry hallway of the Los Alamos County Golf Course building on Diamond Drive. Courtesy/LAC

A suspended dichroic glass sculpture, ‘Carry the Light’, is now hanging in the entry hallway of the Los Alamos County Golf Course building. Courtesy/LAC


The Art in Public Places Board is pleased to announce the installation of a suspended dichroic glass sculpture (“Carry the Light”) made by Albuquerque artist, Doug Czor.

Classical Music World: Notes From Cliburn 7

on June 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

Cliburn finalists, standing, from left, Americans Daniel Hsu and Kenneth Broberg, South Korean Yekwon Sunwoo, Russian Yuri Favorin, and seated: Rachel Cheung of Hong Kong and Georgy Tchaidze of Russia. Courtesy Photo 


Artistic Director
Los Alamos Concert Association
It was a long and busy last day in the Cliburn Competition semi-final round.

Kenneth Broberg of the U.S. shot up in my estimation after a magisterial performance of the Liszt B-minor sonata.  Italian Leonardo Pierdomenico sank just a little after a nice but not stellar recital.