Classical 101 Archives For May 2012
This evening on Symphony @ 7, we’re featuring the new recording from the New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert of the Second Symphony, The Four Temperaments by Carl Nielsen.
Pay attention: This is one nasty review. A change form the New York Times usual polite and say little stance. I wouldn’t want to meet Zachary Woolfe on a bad day.
A new book by Matthew Guerrieri examines the most famous four note sequence in the history of music.
Two magnificent archival broadcasts form the Metropolitan Opera on Classical 101, this Saturday at 1 pm.
I found some great Mozart on YouTube from Don Giovanni and The Magic Flute. This caught my attention as we head from autumn to winter. The period between Thanksgiving and Christmas brings shorter days and earlier darkness. Then, after the Winter Solstice on December 21st or so, the days begin to get longer again and [...]
Some ideas for holiday shopping for the music lover in your life.
Charles Dutoit recently ended his four year tenure as chief conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He became a well known musical figure to many of us from his many outstanding recordings with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra beginning in the 1980′s. We’ll have one of his best, The Planets by Gustav Holst, this evening on Symphony @ 7.
A preview of Mozart’s little known La clemenza di Tito, to be seen worldwide in HD on December 1
Classical 101 is launching a new program – and we want your help with giving it a name. Read more to lean how you can let your voice be heard.
Most “Desert Island” recording lists seem to rotate the same 20 or so artists and composers, which means I don’t bother to look at them. However, this list is quite interesting by what it doesn’t do…it doesn’t limit the musical genre.