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Itzhak Perlman Accompanies – A Tuba? Your Monday Muppet Moment

3, 2013

Itzhak Perlman, a comedian? He was on Sesame Street.

Who’s the next Peter Schickele?

26, 2013

Peter Schickele, whom most of us know better in the rumpled persona of P.D.Q. Bach, has been focusing on his “serious music” of late. With that in mind, The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is hosting a contest for lies.

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Makes Opening Night a Special Event

ProMusica on stage at the Southern Theatre
10, 2011

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra’s 33rd season opener a memorable evening in many ways

Classical Music’s Funniest Moments

Even Ludwig van Beethoven had a sense of humor
August 19, 2011

Morning Round-up: Classical music’s funniest moments, concert for peace in Korea’s DMZ and reviews are in for a controversial new production of Porgy and Bess

Play Ball: Baseball and Beethoven For Opening Day

Report from Hoople: P. D. Q. Bach on the Air (album cover). Picture is of a radio DJ behind the microphone.
Report from Hoople: P. D. Q. Bach on the Air (album cover) was released on Vanguard Records in 1967.
March 31, 2011

Professor Peter Schikele combines America’s favorite summer pastime and classical music. Find out who wins! The conductor, or the players?

No Bull(ies): Cow Brings Children Moo-zical Message of Kindness

Moozie's Musical Adventures album cover
Moozie's Musical Adventures! sends the message that orchestral music and kindness go hand in hand.
March 28, 2011

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Children’s Kindness Network a new musical work was commissioned to spread their message of kindness into concert halls. The result, “Moozie’s Musical Adventures,” has now been recorded by the Arizona State University Symphony under the direction of ProMusica Music Director Timothy Russell.