albert-george schram giovanni battista pergolesi

Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, the resident staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about how such sad, profound text can carry with it cheerful music. [audio src="http://wosu.org/audio/classical/2006/SpeaktheAudiencesLanguage1.mp3"] Highlights From This Interview: Albert-George: "One of the very first pieces I conducted as a student was (Giovanni Battista) Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, and it's a beautiful piece.