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Concert Review: Edgar Meyer in Milwaukee

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Jan 31, 2006.

  1. TalkBass

    TalkBass News Poster

    Mar 12, 2004
    The rules of classical concert etiquette tell us to applaud after an entire piece is over, not between the individual movements. But rules are made to be broken.

    When bassist Edgar Meyer finished the flashy, thrilling first movement of the Bottesini "Double Bass Concerto No. 2" with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Friday evening, someone in the audience blurted "Wow," sparking a vigorous round of applause from the audience. When Meyer finished the third and final movement of the piece, the audience stood and cheered... Read More
  2. t'rants


    Jan 18, 2003
    Grand Rapids, MI
    I saw Mr. Meyer here in Grand Rapids, Michigan a few weeks ago, and it was outstanding. It is certainly nice to see bass featured so prominently in an orchestral setting, and Mr. Meyer takes it to a completely unexpected level.