Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Messiah auf deutsch

Handel. Who needed Mozart?
December 4, 2013

Did you know Mozart made a performing edition of Messiah? In German!

Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Viola Organista” in Concert

Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
December 4, 2013

People still flock to the Louvre in Paris to see perhaps the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa. Now, people can hear a musical instrument conceived by the same brilliant mind, the “viola organista” from Leonardo da Vinci.

Carrie Underwood’s Hills Are Alive

The original Maria von Trapp (nee Kutschera) 1905-1987
December 4, 2013

Carrie Underwood starts in a new production of The Sound of Music, broadcast live this Thrusday night on NBC.

NYC Street Orchestra Invites Random Passersby to ‘Conduct Us’

4, 2013

An orchestra set up shop on the streets of New York City. A music stand on the conductor’s podium held a sign reading, “Conduct Us.” And so they did.