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. ”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. 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 [...]
Just in time for Father’s Day, in this episode of The Mozart Minute we get a glimpse of Mozart’s baby son, Karl.
The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101 will feature guitar, lute and mandolins. The Modern Mandolin Quartet will start the hour with the finale from Antonin Dvorak’s American Quartet, the String Quartet No. 12 in F in an arrangement for four mandolins from their CD, “Americana.” The early 19th century guitarist [...]
When two emerging professional musicians originally from the Columbus area return from New York City to central Ohio next week to perform a concert, they’ll be bringing with them two of their colleagues and a passion for fighting hunger in the community that nurtured them.
This Saturday on Fretworks, I’ll have the relatively rare Guitar Concerto No. 3 by early 19th century composer Mauro Giuliani.