Classical 101 Archives For: April 6, 2015

Music Goes to the Dogs…(and Chickens, and Donkeys, and Fish)

On the Trail
Riders on burros head down Bright Angel Trail into the Grand Canyon
April 23, 2014

How well do you know your musical critters? Test your skill!

Atlanta Symphony Cellist Performs for NICU Babies

color photograph of a room in a hospital neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU), with two women employees surrounded by tiny beds and other equipment
A hospital neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU).
23, 2014

You might say the audience for a recent NICU performance by one Atlanta Symphony Orchestra cellist was small. Very small.

Musical One-Upmanship Demonstrates Quirky Quartet’s Talent

23, 2014

“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 [...]