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.
It’s a title considered in Great Britain the musical equivalent of Poet Laureate. And for more than 300 years it has been held exclusively by men. Until now.
Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick found an unlikely musical obsession in a gorgeous performance of a tiny little movement by Henry Purcell.
Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick opines that if Mozart were alive today, he’d be the kind of guy to push the pooch home in a pram after doggie play dates, dress it in designer sweaters and feed it nummy organic treats from upscale pet boutiques.
In this episode of The Mozart Minute, Wolfgang Mozart’s father, Leopold Mozart, tells his wife and son about a moment of weakness that led Franz Joseph Haydn to deliver a less-than-stellar performance – in church..
Artists visiting America have through the ages soaked in the unique richness of American culture and reinterpreted it in new artworks. Saturday evening on The American Sound join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for fun, American-inspired music by foreign-born composers.
Celebrate the Fourth of July Saturday evening and all weekend long with a musical melting pot on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m. on Classical 101.
Leopold Mozart to Wolfgang Mozart: “My son! You are hot-tempered and impulsive in all your ways!”
In the wake of last weekend’s “Messiah” crowd surfing incident, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick asks, how far can we stretch the traditional classical music concert to allow for different, or even unique, kinds of musical experiences, and how much do we need to?