Classical 101 Archives For: October 21, 2014

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
4:17PM
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).
10:00AM
April
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

5:00AM
April
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 [...]