What would you give Mahler, or Mozart, or Bach for his birthday?
Playing piano with your feet…your teacher would have been appalled!
Here are three American composers worth knowing better.
The sale of the most expensive musical instrument in history could be announced Wednesday. And it’s a viola. (Will the viola jokes stop now?)
Leopold Mozart to Wolfgang Mozart: “My son! You are hot-tempered and impulsive in all your ways!”
What a wonderful job to have! Stage lights, a live audience, and spending your life making music for others.
Whenever someone asks Timothy Russell, Conductor Emeritus of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, about his favorite composer or piece of music, he has a saying he likes to pull out. Â ”Whatever I’m conducting at the moment.” That is a simple answer to a complex question – but an honest one – for anyone in the music business. [...]
Leopold Mozart drops all of his cash flow problems onto Wolfgang’s lap – and slaps him with a bald-faced guilt trip to boot.
Hear musical sounds from the heart of Bavaria in Germany as we feature the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra for the rest of the week on Symphony @ 7. Â This evening, current music director Jonathan Nott will lead the orchestra in Franz Schubert’s youthful Symphony No. 2 in B flat. “Extraordinary city. Extraordinary orchestra,” is how the [...]