Classical 101 Archives For: May 6, 2014
How well do you know your musical critters? Test your skill!
You might say the audience for a recent NICU performance by one Atlanta Symphony Orchestra cellist was small. Very small.
“Anything you can do, I can do better.” So sang Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun. Whether it’s on ice skates, in Cirque de Soleil, or in a concert hall, clowning around often is more difficult than playing it straight. Victor Borge set the tone for Classical comedy, followed quickly by Peter Schickele’s alter-ego [...]