Classical 101 Archives For May 2014
During my ongoing conversation with new ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Music Director David Danzmayr and Executive Director Janet Chen, we began looking at the future of Classical music, both in our country and elsewhere. The conversation, as you might expect, turned to children and music education.
A decisive modern wrinkle can be technology. The Metropolitan Opera’s live movie-theater simulcasts start at 12:55 p.m. East Coast time to avoid backstage gridlock at Lincoln Center between afternoon and evening performances of different productions.
City Ballet in New York and the Metropolitan Opera have pulled back the curtain just a bit and allowed us a little glimpse behind the scenes.
A few of the notable obituaries in classical music for 2013
Remembering the glamous film and operetta star Marta Eggerth who died this week at the age of 101
Tune in for New World, New Year on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 pm on Classical 101.
Above: The Escher String Quartet performs the first movement of Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 13. With regular appearances on major concert series and music festivals around the U.S. and Europe and an acclaimed discography, the Escher String Quartet has been hailed as one of today’s finest string quartets. Win tickets to hear [...]
You love holiday music…how many time do YOU listen to the same recording?
Because of the association of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Christmas, I like to think of this particular example of Bachian musical recycling as re-gifting – Bach’s sharing again and again the incomparable gift he had to offer the world.
Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound it’s Christmas at the movies, early American Christmas music and a symphony that reminds us what hope is all about.