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The Incomparable Maria Joao Pires

10:00AM
May
29, 2012

Above: Pianist Maria João Pires performs the finale of Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Emmanuel Krivine conducting. You’ve likely heard any number of recordings by pianist Maria João Pires on Classical 101. Far from contributing to the noise and bombast of other recordings, Pires’ recordings draw you in and make [...]

Serenata Makes the Art Song Cool

British Tenor Marc Padamore
This week Serenata will feature selections for British tenor Mark Padamore's recent recording of Schubert's song cycle Die schoene Muellerin.
10:59AM
May
25, 2011

Serenata, a weekly program of thirty minutes with the art song, returns to Classical 101 on Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m. The program runs every Saturday through November.