On This Day (September 12)…ELP Give a “Fire”-y Show!

Emerson, Lake & Palmer performed on this day in 1997 at Harborlights Pavilion in Boston, Massachusetts. Ticket for the show. Retrieved from here. The band were at this time performing throughout North America on the last leg of their 1997 tour. They would wrap up the tour about a month after this performance. During these … Continue reading On This Day (September 12)…ELP Give a “Fire”-y Show!

On This Day (January 9)…Penderecki’s Seventh Premieres

Krzysztof Penderecki's Seventh Symphony, subtitled "Seven Gates of Jerusalem", premiered in Jerusalem on this day in 1997. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaGqGEr2-dE This piece was commissioned for the celebrations of the third millennium of Jerusalem and is named for the city's seven gates (with an eighth gate reserved for the return of the Messiah according to Jewish tradition). Interestingly, … Continue reading On This Day (January 9)…Penderecki’s Seventh Premieres