Classical 101 Archives For: May 23, 2012
On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7, we have a big concerto for guitar by Niccolo Paganini, the great early 19th Century violin virtuoso.
The wonderful mezzo-soprano turns 85. She gave one of the most unforgettable concerts I’ve ever heard
Rise Stevens, the world’s most famous Carmen, has died at age 99.
More about this weekend with the Columbus Symphony and Ballet Met: Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun.
Another major American orchestra is now on strike. The San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas cancelled its East Coast tour last Sunday.