The Phoenix Chorale has announced that Chandos will be releasing their recording of Rachmaninoff's "Vespers" next year - a CD they'll be making with the Kansas City Chorale. Performing the work this weekend and recording in a couple of weeks, Music Director Charles Bruffy spoke with our Sterling Beeaff about recording a piece that has great meaning for him.
"The Sound Book-- The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox; "Cox is fascinated by room acoustics, and how places can be designed for speech, like classrooms, and beautiful music, like auditoriums and concert halls. you can’t help but get caught up in his enthusiasm-- He's Kind of like the Indiana Jones of Acoustic research and exploration." -Randy Kinkel