• Janowsky

    Long-serving Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist Maxim Janowsky dies


    Maxim Janowsky, who played double bass in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for 49 years, has died at the age of 70. He joined the orchestra in 1964 and played under six music directors, including Antal Doráti, Neeme Järvi and Leonard Slatkin.Born in Hartford, Connec

  • Grillo

    Fernando Grillo (1946–2013)


    Fernando Grillo, the Italian double bassist, composer and teacher, has died at the age of 67. Closely associated with Italy’s avant-garde movement, he experimented with new forms of sound production and collaborated with composers including Salvatore Sciarrino, Harrison Birtw