On Behalf of a Madman: A Pastiche Opera

A Harmonie band was the populist entertainment of the 19th century; the masses heard popular tunes in bootlegged arrangements by Harmonie bands, collections of wind instruments. Boston's Grand Harmonie is putting together a brand-new opera, arranged for wind band and performed on period instruments. "On Behalf of a Madman" will feature Classical and Romantic arias in … Continue reading On Behalf of a Madman: A Pastiche Opera