Friday, April 28, 2017
BNY Mellon Grand Classics: Buchbinder Birthday Concert
One of the world’s foremost pianists, and in celebration of his 70th birthday, Rudolph Buchbinder takes the stage to perform not one but three concerti — beginning with the serene Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 K. 466, a favorite of the composer. Beethoven’s last piano concerto, the “Emperor” will not disappoint, named a “symphonic concerto” with its grandiose and sublime movements ending with an exuberant allegro.
The American Civil Liberties Union is angry with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe after they say he blamed the organization for the violence in Charlottesville last Saturday. The Governor contends the City wanted to move the demonstration out of downtown to an open field park but the ACLU threatened a lawsuit. ACLU places responsibility on passive law enforcement unable to ensure the safety of both protesters and counter-protesters, seeming to be waiting for violence to take place so they could declare an unlawful assembly and clear the area.
Should Pennsylvania call a constitutional convention to revamp state government?