Classical 101 Archives For: April 11, 2014

Mandolin Concerto by Hummel on Fretworks Saturday Evening

12:51PM
November
8, 2013

A mandolin concerto from the end of the 18th century will be featured on the next Fretworks program Saturday evening at 7 here on Classical 101. We’ll hear David Russell from his CD of Latin-American music for guitar. Also, there’s a guitar trio by Filippo Gragnani and a duo by Fernando Sor.

‘Stradivarius Museum’ Opens in Italy

Color photo of a violin lying on its back on top of wavy brown fabric
Once the home of the world's finest stringed instrument makers, Cremona is now home to the Museum of the Violin.
10:00AM
November 8, 2013

Stringed instruments get their own “hall of fame” in the world capital of violin making, Cremona, Italy.

Podcast: In The Key Of “D”anzmayr – Favorite Conductors – Kleiber

David Danzmayr
David Danzmayr
9:03AM
November 8, 2013

Classical 101′s Boyce Lancaster and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr continue their discussion about what makes a great performance and recording and which conductors do it best, in David’s opinion. This week they discuss Carlos Kleiber.