Classical 101 Archives For: May 17, 2012
To celebrate Black History Month, join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for gorgeous, refined and elecrifying performances by African American classical musicians this Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.
The conductor James DePreist has died at the age of 76. His career overcame two significant obstacles.
Rhapsody in Blue was more than a musical hit. In the Golden Age of Hollywood films, it was a popular sensation.
A British orchestra reaches out to the deaf and hearing impaired community with a special concert series.
The Margrave of Brandenburg never heard the six Brandenburg Concertos sent to him by J.S. Bach. Many surmise it was because he didn’t have musicians up to the task. What a waste to have these marvelous works of art gathering dust on a library shelf! A friend of mine wrote recently about a trip he [...]