Donald Macleod focuses on the last decade of Amy Beach's life, when she started to feel her age. With a rare performance of the chamber opera Cabildo.
Now well into her sixties, by the mid-1930s Amy Beach was finally beginning to feel her age. Moving to Manhattan, she embarked on a remarkable final chapter in her musical life, producing some of her most distinctive songs and piano works, as well as a Creole-infused chamber opera, "Cabildo".
Donald Macleod explores the music of Amy Beach's last decade.
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