Classical 101 Archives For: June 27, 2014
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. Â Many surmise it was because he didn’t have musicians up to the task. Â 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 [...]