ASO's Katherine Williamson is spreading appreciation for classical music. The do-it-yourself music scene rarely incorporates classical music, but violinist Katherine Williamson, a member of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, is changing the way people experience recitals: She's bringing symphonic sounds into the living room, both hers and her friends'. She's begun a series of "pop-up recitals" with the Rockefeller String Quartet as a way to educate audiences about classical music in a comfortable setting. The performances also benefit charities. It started with a rehearsal at her house. "We had a dress rehearsal for our recital at the Clinton [Presidential Center] and the violinist in my group said, 'Hey, maybe we should invite...
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Bringing Bach home