Good morning! Here’s
something fun to start your week – a young ensemble playing a mix of Lady Gaga
(Bad Romance), Katy Perry (I Kissed a Girl), and Coldplay (Viva la Vida). This
creative arrangement is by Clay Gonzalez, a trombone player from Lexington, Kentucky.
Chamber music’s tradition of innovation
Speaking of Lady Gaga, I was
disappointed to read in an article about pop personae at music blog The Record that she has not done an
interview with NPR: "Gaga does a lot of interviews (though she declined NPR's
request for one)..."
As you may have seen, Lady
Gaga has a few fans at NPR: