Classical 101 Archives For: May 6, 2014

Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Featured on Symphony @ 7

Esa Pekka Salonen (2008)
Esa Pekka Salonen (2008)
4:25PM
September 17, 2013

All this week, we’re featuring the Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen on Symphony @ 7. He recently won the ECHO Klassik Award for Conductor of the Year for his recordings of the symphonies of Witold Lutaslawski released as a set on the Sony Classical label.

Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears

britten grave
Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears, buried side by side in Aldeburgh, England
2:58PM
September 17, 2013

Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears were partners in music and in life.

Mario Lanza on Turner Classic Movies, September 18

2:20PM
September
17, 2013

The films of Mario Lanza Marathon on turner Classic Movies September 18

Julian Bream Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Julian Bream in1964
Julian Bream in1964
12:23PM
September 17, 2013

Guitarist Julian Bream is the recipient of the 2013 Gramophone Lifetime Achievement Award. Previous recipients include Claudio Abbado, Janet Baker, Alfred Brendel and Andre Previn.

The Emotional Power of Beethoven’s Music

9:45AM
September
17, 2013

“(Beethoven),” says pianist Jonathan Biss, “can make us feel that he’s reinventing the world.”