features 2 violins, 2 violas,
cello and bass
plus an occasional woodwind solo or percussion
putting a fresh, hot spin on deep classical.
You may soon discover the liveliest
classical in churches and nightclubs around the country.
Along with hot classical covers and swinging Negro
spirituals to sassy jazz covers,
you get the rich and personal adventures of Kresge Fellow Rick
Robinson (Mr. CutTime).
Simfonica was begun by symphony orchestra pros pioneering
showing America why classical music is REAL music for
the first critical review by CVNC.
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Rick Robinson, Geoff Applegate, Jim
VanValkenburg, Robert deMaine, Caroline Coade
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is a celebration of Detroit's diverse music by its newest classical composer.
CutTime shows curious music lovers why symphony
music still matters.
Don't miss another chance to be SURPRISED!
, "Mr. Robinson is
a modern-day Dvorak... [whose] compositional
skills are quite exceptional. His erudite and
passionate verbal remarks were as moving as
the beautifully crafted and emotional
Simfonica covers classics from consorts to
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2
No. 25 (1st mvmt.), Rondo alla Turca
Beethoven's 5th (1st mvmt.), & Fur Elise
Pathetique Piano Sonata (1st mvmt.)
and Ludmilla Overture
Meditation from Thais
Prelude VI, Op. 23, No. 5 (Fandango)
Waltz from Serenade for Strings
Miles Davis: So
What, Blue In Green
Rhapsody No. 1
Sweet Chariot Jubilee
Robinson's original works for Simfonica are:
Sextet in A-major (Mighty Love) (2007)
Fun & Games: Pastorale
Groove On! album (2009)
Idyll for Solo English Horn and String Quintet
Gigue Rondo for Solo Oboe and String Quintet
Gitcha Groove On!
Pork 'n Beans
Highland Park, MI: City of Trees
descriptions about these works here.
host a CutTime concert in your community,
call CutTime anytime at 313-680-8104!