Classical 101 Archives For: October 17, 2014

Going to Forbidden Places, On The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

color photograph of a black-and-white
Music that takes us to places where we should not go, Saturday at 6 p.m. on The American Sound on Classical 101.
1:40PM
July
24, 2014

It might have been someplace dark and seedy. Or it might just have been you older brother’s bedroom, the corner office or even the cookie jar on the kitchen counter. It doesn’t matter: it was somewhere you were told, in some fashion, not to go. But you went there anyway.

Concerto by Mauro Giuliani on Rare Historic Guitar on Fretworks

1:38PM
July
24, 2014

On Fretworks this Saturday evening, I’ll have a fine recording of the popular Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A by the early 19th century guitarist composer Mauro Giuliani. John Williams will play a rare Gaetano Guadagnini guitar made in Turin in 1814.

Opera is for the Birds – At Least Those That Can Carry a Tune

1:26PM
July
24, 2014

Six Parrots That Can Sing Opera Better Than You

A Lockout in New York

Peter Gelb the Met’s president and CEO
Peter Gelb the Met’s president and CEO
10:28AM
July
24, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera has threatened a lockout if agreements can’t be reached with the company’s unions.

Maria Callas Interviewed by David Frost in 1970

David Frost with Maria Callas
David Frost with Maria Callas
9:28AM
July
24, 2014

Maria Callas on the David Frost TV show in 1970, as she was trying to revive her career.