The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall
Dmitri Shostakovich's powerful Seventh Symphony was written during the devastating World War II siege of Leningrad. Hear Mariss Jansons lead the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:52:00 -0400
Give my regards to Carthage
A semi-staging of Dido and Aeneas starring Broadway divas and frequent collaborators Kelli O‚ÄôHara and Victoria Clark seemed a screwy idea at best.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:05:40 +0000
I was born to do this
On this say in 1429 Joan of Arc arrived at the seige of Orleans.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:23:59 +0000
Number one with a bullet
‚ÄúTrove Thursday‚ÄĚ presents Jonas Kaufmann's only performance (thus far) of Max in Weber‚Äôs Der Freisch√ľtz.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:00:34 +0000
Just be sure to spell my name wrong
On this day in 1965 Barbra Streisand starred in My Name is Barbra¬†on CBS.¬† //www.youtube.com/watch?v=npYSowwYZtg On this day in 1865 Meyerbeer’s L’Africaine premiered in Paris. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmnihyy9-pw Born on this day in 1911 soprano Maria Tauberov√°. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvHlKVQ45jE Born on this day in 1920 mezzo-soprano Nan Merriman. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=krL_kt-1GAY Happy 73rd birthday conductor Jeffrey Tate. //www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcly8-RGhgw
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:00:38 +0000
Rose Murphy On Piano Jazz
The singer and pianist performs her legendary version of "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" in a 1988 session.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:24:22 -0400
Carlos Henriquez: The Bronx Pyramid
The bassist spends a lot of time in midtown Manhattan for his day job with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. But his roots, and the music he's made about them, are uptown.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:48:47 -0400
After One Ear
Suffering a severe ear infection and terrified that his livelihood as a teacher, composer, and performer might come to an end, Chris began fretting over the seemingly small losses. "I adapted neither brilliantly nor heroically. Retreating, I made no music."
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:00:15 +0000
Jessie Montgomery: Conjuring Memories
Although she grew up in a very culturally diverse New York City neighborhood that has also long been a hotbed for artistic experimentation and rebellion, composer/violinist Jessie Montgomery most strongly identifies with European classical music.
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:57:47 +0000
Tony Conrad (1940-2016): Writing ‚ÄúMinor‚ÄĚ History
As a musicologist, I‚Äôve been consistently impressed by Tony‚Äôs work as a theorist and historian of music‚ÄĒthe way he has created critical foundations for his own work, within the long history of Western art music, all the while undercutting and mocking those very conditions of possibility.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:03:58 +0000
New Music and Place: Creating Community
Our landscape shapes our perception of the world, and thereby our culture. Music that we create about, for, and with a community can itself act as an advocate for these places.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:40:47 +0000