if you’re a musician and you have a stroke, your life might go on, but your career very well might not. Bass Eric Jordan faced this musicians’ nightmare and, along the long road to recovery discovered that singing was just what the doctor ordered.
Starting today, Symphony @ 7 will be on hiatus until after Christmas so we can bring you a wonderful assortment of holiday programs for your early evening listening on Classical 101.
Does Mozart make you smarter? Maybe or maybe not…but he and others apparently DO help you concentrate.
Our next Fretworks broadcast on Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101 will feature an interesting mix of sounds, including Bach played on a mandolin and part of a symphony for guitar and orchestra by Alan Hovhaness.
Recent seasons have presented examples of concerts, such as percussionist Colin Currie and recorder soloist Michala Petri, which represent the ongoing mission of ProMusica…to perform the best that Classical music has to offer, while seeking out new works and new ideas to keep the concert experience fresh and interesting.
Reinventing Bach is a provocative new book by Paul Elie. Has advanced technology changed how we expereince the music of J.S. Bach?
Russian composer Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) lived through a very tumultuous period of his country’s history and remains a pivotal figure between the 19th and 20th centuries in Russian music. This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have his last completed symphony from 1906.
The sparkle of lights, the hum of expectation and the gathering together just for the sake of, well, gathering together. Add to that a holiday flash mob by the United States Air Force Band and it’s enough to make you really wish Christmas came more than once a year.
Join Jennifer Hambrick Sunday at 3 pm for Classical 101′s broadcast of the 2012 Capital University Christmas Festival, “And the Glory of the Lord Shone Round.”
One writer says, just shell out big bucks to hear your favorite singer – and you are inevitably seated near someone who knows every word, or at least THINKS they do.