Here’s some fun video of the choreography for Mozart’s only ballet, Les petits riens. The choreography got rave reviews from the Parisians. Too bad Mozart was neither listed in the program nor paid for his music.
This stop-motion animation video by Eleanor Stewart brings the Hoe-Down from Aaron Copland’s Rodeo to life.
Next Friday, June 3, you’ll be able literally to step into the Amadeus Deli when I broadcast a special two-hour Deli, 12-2 p.m., live from the grounds of the Columbus Arts Festival.
Ensemble Sonnerie’s Grammy-Nominated Bach album substitutes an oboe in the solo role for Bach’s Orchestral Suite in A minor, BWV 1067, a spot typically reserved for the flute.
The Fry Street Quartet visited the Classical 101 studios to perform music of Beethoven in anticipation of their appearance at the Southern Theatre.
Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Ravel, for making instruments dance and showing us the soul of the orchestra.
Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Richard Wagner, whose music dramas might be a bit much, but only too much of a good thing.
Today’s Classical Haiku celebrates Verdi’s flair for the dramatic, still writ large on the great stages of the world.
Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Debussy, whose music takes us to an island paradise – if only in our minds.
Today’s Classical Haiku is for the bachelor composer Johannes Brahms, who so loved the world – and his music says as much.