Classical 101 Archives For: November 25, 2014

Verdi Bicentennial: Two Unforgettable Tunes

nabucco la scala
Nabucco is a hit in Italy
4:37PM
August 26, 2013

There is one chorus that made the early career of Giuseppe Verdi.

Getting Children Off the Streets and into Practice Rooms

2:09PM
August
26, 2013

I was saddened to see street corners of kids just hanging out while wasting valuable time they could be utilizing in a more productive way. Most of all, I was disappointed to find too many people who thought it was someone else’s job to provide them with musical opportunities.

Richard Tucker Day in New York and Beyond

richardtucker
Richard Tucker died in 1975. His 100th birthday is celebrated August 28, Richard Tucker Day in New York
10:23AM
August 26, 2013

Tenor Richard Tucker’s (1913-1975) 100th birthday is celebrated August 28. Mayor Bloomberg declares that date ‘Richard Tucker Day’