Classical 101 Archives For: August 28, 2014

Concerto for 4 Guitars on Fretworks Saturday Evening

Celedonio Romero
Celedonio Romero
1:59PM
February 15, 2013

Each week on Fretworks, I try to have one of the big guitar concertos, along with plenty of solo and smaller ensemble pieces for the classical guitar.   This Saturday at 7 pm, we’ll have a concerto for four, yes, count ‘em, four, guitars by Joaquin Rodrigo.

Concert Cellist’s Bow Broken in Transit

photograph of a man's hands playing the cello
To cellists, a cello bow is at least as important as the cello itself in how an instrument sounds.
10:00AM
February
15, 2013

A top German concert cellist claims his prized cello bow was destroyed at the hands of U.S. airport security agents.

Afghan youth orchestra makes it to Carnegie Hall

6:00AM
February
15, 2013

Ahmad Sarmast returned to Afghanistan in 2008 with a mission to open a music school. This week, he and the Afghanistan National Institute of Music will be performing at Carnegie Hall.