Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Heroic Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

1918 portrait of Richard Strauss by Max Liebermann
1918 portrait of Richard Strauss by Max Liebermann
January 23, 2013

This evening on Symphony @ 7, we continue a short series of several of the big tone poems German Late-Romantic composer Richard Strauss with Ein Heldenleben, “A Hero’s Life,” a grand work first performed in 1899. Last night, we had An Alpine Symphony, inspired by the magnificent view from the window in his study and [...]

Fighting cancer, one pie at a time

Boyce Lancaster will take one in the face today at 4:30 pm at the Funny Bone Comedy Club at Easton Town Center
23, 2013

Boyce Lancaster will be taking part in this afternoon’s American Pie Party at The Funny Bone Comedy Club to raise money for cancer research.

5 pieces of classical music which could ruin your daily commute

car wreck
Distracted music lovers?
23, 2013

Classical music seems to be everywhere. There is one place, however, where certain classical music favorites could be life threatening – in your car.