Classical 101 Archives For: April 10, 2012

Pianist Van Cliburn Dies At 78

Van Cliburn was given a ticker-tape parade in New York City after winning 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.
Van Cliburn was given a ticker-tape parade in New York City after winning 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.
1:04PM
February 27, 2013

A memory of pianist Van Cliburn, who died this week at 78.

Parsifal Live in HD

Jonas Kaufman as Parsifal
Jonas Kaufman as Parsifal
11:58AM
February
27, 2013

Wagner’s final opera, Parsifal is seen in movie heaters worldwide live in HD this Saturday. Jonas Kaufmann sings the title role in this new staging by Francois Girard.

Don’t Leave Arts Education Up To The Government

6:00AM
February
27, 2013

The Turnaround Arts Initiative is a public/private partnership designed to “help narrow the achievement gap and increase student engagement through the arts.”