ProMusica Cellist Nathaniel Chaitkin says Bach and beatbox have more in common than you might imagine.
This week on Symphony @ 7, I’ll be featuring some notable recordings Herbert Von Karajan made with the Berlin Philharmonic.
Nora the Piano Cat embarks on a video tour.
Recently, one of the premier American orchestras, the New York Philharmonic, underwent another personnel change that may affect, even if subtly, the sound of that esteemed ensemble.
Mexican composer Manuel Ponce wrote his Concerto of the South, which features native Mexican rhythms and harmonies combine with the composer’s own original themes will be featured on Fretworks Saturday night at 7pm on Classical 101.
Playing piano with your feet…your teacher would have been appalled!
On the next Fretworks program Saturday evening on Classical 101, we’ll hear the Divertissiment for Plucked Instrument Orchestra and Farewell to Stromness.
We’ll ring in the official start of summer on the next Fretworks program with banjo player extraordinaire Bela Fleck and his arrangement of J. S. Bach’s Prelude from the Violin Partita No. 3, a dazzling piece for any instrument. For a calmer musical experience, guitarist David Leisner will have American composer Lou Harrison’s lovely Serenade.
To paraphrase a famous line, friends don’t let friends play the oboe.
Composer/conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen has created an app so people from all walks of life, casual listeners and newbies to seasoned music lovers can enjoy classical music in a more satisfying, and much cooler, way.