Wednesday , July 8 2020

Jon Sobel

Jon Sobel is a Publisher and Executive Editor of Blogcritics as well as lead editor of the Culture & Society section. As a writer he contributes most often to Culture, where he reviews NYC theater; he also covers interesting music releases. Through Oren Hope Marketing and Copywriting at http://www.orenhope.com/ you can hire him to write or edit whatever marketing or journalistic materials your heart desires. Jon also writes the blog Park Odyssey at http://parkodyssey.blogspot.com/ where he visits every park in New York City. And by night he's a part-time working musician: lead singer, songwriter, and bass player for Whisperado, a member of other bands as well, and a sideman.

Music Review: Lara St. John and Matt Herskowitz – ‘Key of A’ (Violin Sonatas by Beethoven and Franck)

Lara St. John Matt Herskowitz

Violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz's new album is the gold standard of classical music albums: It lets you hear familiar music by the great composers as you've never heard it before.

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Music Reviews: Kim Richey – ‘A Long Way Back: The Songs of Glimmer’ and Jim Lauderdale, ‘When Carolina Comes Home Again’

kim richey a long way back

A reimagining of Kim Richey's breakthrough album and a nostalgic release from Jim Lauderdale show where country and Americana music can take us in 2020.

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Music Review: Cappella Romana – ‘The Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia’ (CD + Blu-ray)

Hagia Sophia dome

This remarkable new recording from the choir Cappella Romana uses digital processing to recreate Byzantine chant as worshipers in Hagia Sophia would have heard it.

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