Classical 101 Archives For: October 23, 2014

Carmen: Behind the Scenes with the Seattle Opera Children’s Chorus

10:58AM
April
9, 2013

A production of Carmen Seattle Opera Children’s Chorus features some serious multi-tasking by the performers.

Getting It Rite: Re-Choreographing “The Rite of Spring”

10:00AM
April
9, 2013

In the year marking the 100th anniversary of the premiere of The Rite of Spring, contemporary choreographers are showing that the The Rite of Spring’s iconoclastic spirit and high-octane music inspire cutting-edge creativity that carries dance forward into new terrain.

Richard Wagner had a lot of brass

6:00AM
April
9, 2013

Imagine Richard Wagner in the age of social media. Here’s a composer whose Ring Cycle, 20 years in the making, takes 15 hours over four days to perform. Two decades of minute-by-minute updates, telling the world in minute detail of the progress being made on his operas.