Classical 101 Archives For: October 20, 2014

Requiem for Rossini

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Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)
2:59PM
June 10, 2013

A memorial to the composer Rossini never saw the light of day. Find out why.

Quartet Gives ‘Pop-Up’ Concert on Airplane Sitting on Tarmac

10:00AM
June
10, 2013

While their airplane waited on the tarmac for three hours recently, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra – touring China for the first time in 40 years- gave a “pop-up” concert for their fellow passengers.

DuPre A Tough Act To Follow

7:43AM
June
10, 2013

Alisa Weilerstein becoms the first cellist since Jacqueline DuPre to record the Elgar concerto with Daniel Barenboim conducting.