News

STEREOPHILE REVIEW

STEREOPHILE REVIEW

I was particularly taken with a recent and surprisingly effective recording of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, with David Bernard conducting the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony (CD, Recursive Classics RC2057001; download from ClassicsOnline.com). The PACS bulked up to 100 players to record this in a relatively small space at the […]

Read More

Newburgh Symphony’s ‘Arabian Nights’ a multi-media success / Times Herald-Record

Newburgh Symphony’s ‘Arabian Nights’ a multi-media success / Times Herald-Record

“Arabian Nights” came to Newburgh with conductor David Bernard leading the GNSO in their annual January family concert. Bernard has an impressive background and relates to the players and listeners with his personal charisma, technical skill and imaginative programming. He conducted the concert from memory with no need for scores.

Video Review: GNSO’s Interactive Arabian Night / HVNN

Video Review: GNSO’s Interactive Arabian Night / HVNN

  Watching the children as they first grasp the beauty of making music is a true source of joy for anyone involved. Guest conductor David Bernard really connected with his young protégés as he taught the rudimentary skills of conducting. “It’s just such a pleasure to help these children discover […]

Read More