written by

Steven Blier

Artistic Director, NYFOS
Rachmaninoff: Son

Rachmaninoff: Son

This week we are re-sharing a week of posts from our first summer of Song of the Day! Today’s post by Steven Blier originally ran on July 24, 2015.  https://youtu.be/ffA0caLSQYQ I am due to start my work on the Rachmaninoff project soon, and to give my mojo a...

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Schubert: Du bist die Ruh

Schubert: Du bist die Ruh

This week we are re-sharing a week of posts from our first summer of Song of the Day! Today’s post by Steven Blier originally ran on July 23, 2015.  I have been listening obsessively to the late American soprano Teresa Stich-Randall this week (as one does). Her name...

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The Beatles: Julia

The Beatles: Julia

This week we are re-sharing a week of posts from our first summer of Song of the Day! Today’s post by Steven Blier originally ran on July 22, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZip_br_v3w I am up to the “White Album” in my summer traversal of the...

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Rodgers/Sondheim: Take the Moment

Rodgers/Sondheim: Take the Moment

This week we are re-sharing a week of posts from our first summer of Song of the Day! Today’s post by Steven Blier originally ran on July 21, 2015. https://youtu.be/Lol4sVlkQZI Right now I am at Wolf Trap working on a concert devoted to the Rodgers clan—songs by...

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NYFOS@Caramooor 2020: Day 7

NYFOS@Caramooor 2020: Day 7

You never know which concert is going to become the year’s Big Event. I approach every project as if the fate of the world hung on my getting it just right. This season we revived two important, long-forgotten music theater pieces in November...

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