Posts about: Carmel Symphony Orchestra

CSO Celebrates Diversity=Unity in ‘Veteran’s Salute’

November 15, 2023

In tribute to our nation’s veterans, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra presented an inclusive program of music in its “Masterworks 2: Veteran’s Salute” concert, Saturday, at The Palladium at the Center at the Performing Arts. Leading the CSO was guest conductor David Commanday. In his director’s... read more

CSO Celebrates Music of the Latino Diaspora

October 14, 2022

Carmel Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Janna Hymes, is on an upward trajectory as a jewel in the crown of the Carmel arts scene. That assessment is based on the fact that each time I witness them perform, their improvement is unmistakably noticeable. Such was... read more

CSO’s ‘Masterworks 4’ Concert Is Sublime

March 17, 2022

  Unlike the days as a freelancer writing for Arts Indiana, Indianapolis Star, and NUVO, as an independent blogger, I am not restricted by deadlines. That means I can take my time to both savor and process performances I’ve attended. Such is the case with... read more

ISO Principal Oboist Remains Creative And Adapts During Hiatus

October 2, 2020

  Once Governor Eric Holcomb’s shelter-in-place order was lifted in late spring, performing artists began seeking ways to present live events that were safe and secure for audiences wary of COVID-19. One of the first groups to do so was classical musicians, including the Musicians... read more

‘Sweeney Todd’ is a transcendent arts collaboration

February 24, 2020

I have had the great pleasure of reviewing numerous performing arts events at the Palladium, located at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, ever since it opened in 2011. During that time I have witnessed many bravura performances by some of the most... read more