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Kelly Ferjutz

Kelly Ferjutz studied piano, organ, French horn and voice at high school and college, and music has been the strongest constant in her life so far. She is a busy freelance writer, editor and proof-reader in Cleveland, Ohio, writing about the arts for Music & Vision, Cool Cleveland and managing her own blog, Book Mechanic. She has written fiction and non-fiction in both long and short formats. Her books include Secret ShoresWindsong, Ardenwycke Unveiled and But Not For Love. On Valentine's Day 2009 a new category was added to her resume: photographer.

M&V articles about Kelly Ferjutz

An Authentic Voice - Laura Kennelly visits Cleveland Ohio's latest opera company

Ask Alice - Whilst Classical Music Agony Aunt Alice is on holiday, Kelly Ferjutz steps in with a special feature about women conductors ...

Ask Alice - Whilst Alice is on holiday for two weeks, Kelly Ferjutz is Classical Music Agony Aunt

Music & Vision articles by Kelly Ferjutz

'The Cunning Little Vixen'

'Aloha, Mozart' by Waimea Williams

'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'

Christmas music from Mainstreet Brass. 'This lovely collection really does provide something for everyone ...'

'Dwynwen's Feast' by I H Smythe

Simon Keenlyside sings Don Giovanni with the Cleveland Orchestra

Undercroft Opera's 'La Traviata'

Music by Stephen Foster

John Sant'Ambrogio's 'The Day I Almost Destroyed the Boston Symphony, and Other Stories'

A staged 'Così fan tutte' at Severance Hall in Cleveland

Kurt Masur conducts Richard Strauss. '... beautifully and confidently performed ...'

Jane Parker-Smith at the organ of St Gudula, Rhede

Jenny Setchell's book 'Organ-isms'

Mozart's 'Marriage of Figaro' in Cleveland

Apollo's Fire performs 'Dido and Aeneas'

Jim Lueers' 'Come to the Well'

Pittsburgh celebrates its 250th birthday

Early music from England and France

Kelly Ferjutz enjoys Dvorák's 'Rusalka'

Kelly Ferjutz reports on the induction of the Cleveland Orchestra

Not quite a review - but ...

Unusual performances of 'The Tales of Hoffmann'

Whilst Alice is on vacation, deputy Classical Music Agony Aunt Kelly Ferjutz writes about women composers

Questions about Mussorgsky and about living women composers, fielded by deputy Classical Music Agony Aunt Kelly Ferjutz

Kelly Ferjutz writes about her penultimate day at the 2007 West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Kelly Ferjutz is in awe of some of the musicians at the 2007 West Cork Chamber Music Festival

More chamber music from the south west of Ireland

Another day at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

More from Bantry House, West Cork, Ireland

Another day at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Kelly Ferjutz continues her reports from the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Kelly Ferjutz prepares for a week of reports from the West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Kelly Ferjutz marks the end of an era in American classical music radio

'Der Rosenkavalier' by Richard Strauss

Kelly Ferjutz tells the story of Richard Waugh and his friend Charles Barr

Kelly Ferjutz delves further into Richard Wagner and the forthcoming symposium in Ohio

On the creation of an international Wagner symposium

Michael Levin's 'Settling the Score'

A spectacular version of Holst's 'The Planets' in Cleveland

Beethoven and Brahms from Pittsburgh

Ohio Light Opera's 'The Queen's Lace Handkerchief'

Thirty-six cellos, crazy musical terms, guilty pleasures and musical choices, with deputy agony aunt Kelly Ferjutz

Two productions from Ohio Light Opera

Whilst Alice is away on vacation, Kelly Ferjutz fields replies to her correspondence as Classical Music Agony Aunt

A backstage view of the orchestra

Kelly Ferjutz remembers Lorraine Hunt Lieberson's visit to Cleveland

A semi-staged Verdi's 'Falstaff' in Cleveland

A concert by Liza Grossman and Cleveland's Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Lorin Maazel's orchestral transcription of 'The Ring'

Kelly Ferjutz enjoys the tale of Luciano Pavarotti's rise to fame

A new CD from The 5 Browns. '... charming, vivacious, passionate and gorgeously performed.'

'Conductors in Conversation' by Jeannine Wagar

One-act operas by Mozart and Salieri

Schumann's 'Scenes from Faust' in Cleveland

James Gaffigan conducts the Cleveland Orchestra

A short story

Peter Shaffer's play 'Amadeus'

Whilst Classical Music Agony Aunt Alice is on holiday, Kelly Ferjutz steps in with a special feature about women conductors ...

Kelly Ferjutz was at the Cleveland International Piano Competition

Whilst Alice is on holiday for two weeks, Kelly Ferjutz is Classical Music Agony Aunt

Lyric Opera Cleveland's 'The Fall of the House of Usher'

'Die Fledermaus' and 'The White Horse Inn' at Ohio Light Opera

She Loves Me!

Lyric Opera Cleveland's Barber of Seville

Kelly Ferjutz listens to the second of two special concerts in which Pierre Boulez conducts the Cleveland Orchestra

Kelly Ferjutz reports on Boulez in Cleveland

Music by Henri Dutilleux

Kelly Ferjutz sees Red in Cleveland

Beethoven, Berg and others in Cleveland and New York

An organ and brass holiday celebration in Cleveland, USA

Carols for brass. '... simply superb.'

Humperdinck's opera 'Hansel and Gretel' in Cleveland

Alice McVeigh's 'Ghost Music'

A preview, of sorts, of the Cleveland Orchestra's four-city, three festival visit

Kelly Ferjutz enjoys Alice McVeigh's musical novel

'Così fan tutte' at Lyric Opera Cleveland

Lyric Opera Cleveland's 'Mikado'

Lyric Opera Cleveland's production of 'Little Women'

Kelly Ferjutz previews Lyric Opera Cleveland's thirty-first season

Kelly Ferjutz reviews the Anne Frank double bill at Cleveland Opera

Kelly Ferjutz previews a Cleveland Opera double bill which honours the event

Strauss's 'Elektra' in Cleveland last night

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