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Return to Camelot: Music in the Kennedy White House

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President and Mrs. Kennedy with Isaac Stern after a White House performance
4:29PM
November 18, 2013

Three days in Dallas still reverberate with many today…a series on Classical 101 will look at the artistic and cultural legacy of the Kennedy years beginning tonight at 8:00 pm. Boyce Lancaster is your host for Return to Camelot: Music in the Kennedy White House…Mon-Thurs at 8:00 pm on Classical 101

21st-Century Prodigy? Don’t Let Emily Bear Hear You Call Her That

4:14PM
October
11, 2013

There is a young lady named Emily Bear who has had the word prodigy attached to her name by many, but she’d rather you not.

Top Ten Tenors

9:00PM
August
31, 2013

Who is YOUR favorite tenor?

Young Russian Pianist Tackles Beethoven’s Toughest Sonatas First

6:08AM
August
27, 2013

When 26-year-old Russian pianist Igor Levit signed a contract with Sony Classical, he quickly decided to begin at the what for others is the finish line…Beethoven’s final five sonatas.

14-Year-Old Guitarist Rocks Vivaldi

7:45AM
August
14, 2013

A young guitarist who is comfortable playing everything from Vivaldi and Carulli to Van Halen appears to have a bright musical future ahead.

(Re)Discovering Jerome Moross

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Jerome Moross
7:47AM
August 1, 2013

Oftentimes I will mention a composers name to someone and see not the first hint of recognition.  I should not be surprised.  Most people who share my love of music do not have the luxury of digging into the lives of composers and performers that is part of my daily routine.  Nothing increases the pleasure [...]

How Can You Find the ‘Best’ Recordings?

8:46AM
July
29, 2013

Whether you’re shopping for a new recording, or just love to debate the merits of one over the other, there’s a lot of thought-provoking entertainment to be found in the music section of Amazon.com.

Glenn Gould on Canada Day

3:06PM
July
1, 2013

For this Canada Day, some great music from Canada’s most famous classical artist, Glenn Goul.

Could the Rite of Spring happen today?

7:56AM
May
7, 2013

While I am not advocating a riot, throwing a punch, or even booing, I do wonder if we are a bit TOO polite – not just when we don’t like something, but even when we DO.

100 Years Later, Igor Stravinsky Still Rocks The House

6:00AM
April
30, 2013

Though the composer may no longer live, the music does…and when musicians begin to unlock what has been written, the music becomes a living, breathing entity, communicating across cultures and times to speak to us.