Moses: A Concert for Piano and Orchestra

Claude Mariottini
Emeritus Professor
of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

On Sunday, May 24, 2009, the Lang Concert Hall at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania was packed for the presentation of Moses: A Concerto for Piano and Orchestra composed by Russian-born, Philadelphia-based composer David Finko. Describing Moses the concert, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Classical Music Critic David Patrick Stearns wrote: “The concerto is full of broad statements expressed with an Old Testament fierceness by lower brass instruments.”

I wish I were there. Short of being part of the audience, today I will go to my local library to check out the CD. I need some “Old Testament fierceness” in my music.

NOTE: For a complete list of studies on Moses, read my post Studies on Moses.

Claude Mariottini
Emeritus Professor of Old Testament
Northern Baptist Seminary

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