Juneteenth 2021 Celebrations

Juneteenth 2021 Celebrations

(Juneteenth now has an official flag)   Compiled by Staff On June 19, 1865, Union Army general Gordon Granger announced all enslaved people in Texas were free as announced in General Order Number 3.  Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day and Freedom Day, has...
Falletta’s Finale 

Falletta’s Finale 

(Maestro JoAnn Falletta bids us farewell with Beethoven. Photo by David Beloff.)  By Montague Gammon III Celebrating Beethoven by polishing off a couple of Fifths, JoAnn Falletta, formerly Music Director of our Virginia Symphony Orchestra and now appointed to the...