Classical

Los Angeles Opera on Air

Sat, 07/07/2012 - 1:00pm

Tune as the new season kicks off with Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin.

Juliana Athayde and Nicholas Goluses

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 1:00pm

Julia Figueras welcomes RPO Concertmaster Juliana Athayde and guitarist Nicholas Goluses. 

Philip Glass on the River in NYC

Composer Philip Glass turns 75 this year, and his birthday is being celebrated with concerts throughout the year, and even a singalong

Nicholas DiCarlo, a friend from West Virginia living in New York City, posted an invitation to a free, outdoor Philip Glass retrospective along the river in Rockefeller Park on Wednesday. I couldn't make it across the state to join him, but he kindly shared his pictures from the concert and wrote up a few thoughts.

Legato

Legato    adv. & adj. Abbr. leg.

Summer mornings in June

"…I’m happy with my decision; it's absolutely magnificent here. By the way, I'd also just mention that there's a ton of beer gardens . . . "

(Postcard from Brahms, eight days after arriving in Thun, to his future biographer Max Kalbeck)

You Can't Ban Curiosity

Sat, 06/23/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Winner of eight Tony Awards, including best musical,

Ronnie Kroell, Bravo's "Make Me a Super Model," is Out & Open Act Two

Sat, 06/16/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In recognition LGBT Pride Month, join host Robert Hammond and his guest Ronnie Kroell for act two of Out and Open

Mornings, June 11 - 15

Brenda wakes you up with classical music, the Writers Almanac, Composers Datebook, and a daily Mystery Piece at 6:40 a.m. This week, test your knowledge of classical newsmakers.

From the Top presents its first International program

From the Top’s first international show in Bogotá, Colombia last week was a collaboration with the Batuta National Foundation (Colombia’s national youth music program) and the Filarmónica Joven de Colombia (Colombia’s national youth orchestra), and was one of the most inspiring and rewarding journeys we have ever experienced.

Three Random Artifacts, Bobblehead Included

I.  GLASS ART

You could own an original piece of visual art by composer Philip Glass.  He donated a 6” X 6” piece to the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Avenue in Rochester.  The gallery’s director Blue Cease sent this picture of the back of the work:   

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