Stories of von Trapp family history mixed with tunes
Elisabeth von Trapp’s musical roots run deep. Her grandparents, Maria and Baron Georg von Trapp, inspired “The Sound of Music.”
Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am
It's not too early for an appropriate Christmas antidote to schmaltzy, tinseled buy-all-the-gifts-yesterday overkill. Thank you, Elisabeth von Trapp and friends.
With the impressive Carolian Brass Quintet and pianist Douglas Major alongside her, the granddaughter of Baron Georg von Trapp (and stepgranddaughter of Maria) headlined a two-hour offering Friday night of heartfelt faith, wintry melancholy and jazz-tinged folk tunes reflecting her famous family's European and American heritage.
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Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am.