Classical 101 Archives For April 2014
Opera Project Columbus presents Pagliacci at the Jewish Community Center of Columbus June 14 and 15. Here’s a new Opera Abbreviated podcast with the violent story!
In this episode of The Mozart Minute, we meet the librettist for Mozart’s most inspired operas.
Joaquin Rodrigo wrote his Fantasia para un Gentilhombre for Andres Segovia in 1954, and apart from the Concierto de Aranjuez, is the most popular music featuring guitar that he composed. The Fantasy for a Gentleman is a suite for guitar and orchestra based on music of the 17th Century guitarist Gaspar Sanz. Pepe Romero will be the [...]
Finnish composer Leevi Madetoja (1887-1947) was a younger contemporary of Jean Sibelius, and this evening on Symphony @ 7, his Third Symphony will be featured.
The otters at Washington, D.C.’s National Zoo might have small claws, but they sure can handle a keyboard.
Program listings for Serenata at 1 PM and Saturday on stage at 1:30 for June, 2014
US Airways was not excited about Time for Three’s violinists, Nicholas Kendall and Zachary De Pue, when they tried to carry their violins onto a flight from Charlotte NC which was headed to Northwest Arkansas. They were told to put them in the hold.
Wolfgang and Nannerl Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, was himself a professional musician, and famously promoted his children’s prodigious musical gifts.
Ex Houston Oiler Larry Harris now sings opera and teaches kids with autism how to speak.
Soprano Jessye Norman has just published her autobiography, ‘Stand Up and Sing’