(Many) various artists have come together to put together compilation CDs in support of the relief effort in Japan. We’ve surveyed the efforts across musical genres.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra entertains a theory about the power of classical music, by performing to an audience of plants.
What would you do if your brother was a musical genius? Ask Nannerl Mozart.
As part of the BBC’s Genius of Mozart series, Londoners will get a dose of Mozart on their daily commute.
Boyce reviews his Top 10 new CDs of 2009, including some homegrown recordings.
Jennifer Hambrick discusses Barry Cooper’s new book, “Child COmposers and Their Works: A Historical Survey.”
When I think of the ideal gathering of great composers, for me always at the head of the table are Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven. Can you imagine the world of music without them?
News that Mozart may have died of a strep infection-turned-inflamed kidney leads Jennifer Hambrick to think about how other composers of classical music have met their maker.
The Salzburg Festival 2009 is under way, and the new composition by the young Mozart did have its premier on his own fortepiano on August 2nd
The Salzburg Festival is gearing up for their ever-popular annual event (July 25-August 30).