Classical 101 Archives For: October 1, 2014

A Double Concerto from Joaquin Rodrigo on Fretworks

9:30AM
August
30, 2013

The Concierto de Aranjuez by Spanish Composer Joaquin Rodrigo is probably the best-known and best-loved guitar concerto in the repertoire, and we’ve heard several recordings with different soloists since Fretworks began airing this past January.  On this Saturday’s program, we’ll double the fun of Rodrigo’s wonderful musical sensibilities with his Concierto madrigal, essentially a concerto [...]

The Girl Who Loved Camellias

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A new biography of the woman who inspired 'La traviata'
6:49AM
August 30, 2013

There’s a new biography of the woman who inspired Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata