BONJ Podcast on The Gershwin Concert with Paul Zeigler
In today's podcast, BONJ conductor maestro Bob Butts speaks about the upcoming June 10th concert featuring Paul Zeigler playing George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, and answering the question "what is a classical orchestra doing playing Gershwin? That's not classical music -- is it?" 11 minutes.
Meet Maestro Robert Butts, whose creative energies are a driving force behind the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey.
Conductor and Music Director Robert Butts is the founder of the The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey. He has led the Orchestra's development from a Baroque ensemble to an orchestra that plays a wide variety of the classical and operatic musical repertoire. Since 2006 he has been the Artistic Director of the BONJ Summer Music Festival held in Madison, New Jersey every August.