Mornings, September 3 - 7

You’re invited to wake up with Brenda Tremblay at 6:00 a.m. for invigorating music, birdsong, daily Mystery piece at (6:40), Composers Datebook (7:20), and the Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (8:20).

And the Grammy Goes To...

Sat, 01/25/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sunday is music's biggest night: The Grammy Awards.

Joys of a new season

I went to Wegmans the other day, and lo, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Have you seen the plastic bags of Halloween candy stacked up like sandbags? Thanksgiving decorations spilling out of displays?  Really?  So soon? 

Please, press the pause button.

Live from Lincoln Center: The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman

Thu, 09/27/2012 - 8:00pm

Live from Lincoln Center presents a perfromance by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra with accomplished violinist Itzhak Perlman

Copland Summer: Notes from the Road, Seeing Sound

In which I go away, come back, explain little, and we all go off on a merry little tangent.

When I wasn't riding roller coasters, visiting museums, and otherwise touristing in Cleveland last week, I did get to enjoy some quality time reading about Copland. I even took notes:

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s 40th Anniversary Concert Special

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 2:00pm

In celebration of an amazing season, composer, pianist, and artistic leader Marc Neikrug joins a number of distinguished musicians in this special concert.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Wagner's Ring Cycle "Götterdämmerung"

Fri, 09/14/2012 - 9:00pm

See how the curse of the ring leads to global cataclysm and the twilight of the gods. 

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Wagner's Ring Cycle "Siegfried"

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 9:00pm

Watch the hero Siegfried slay a dragon and cross through magic fire to awaken Brünnhilde.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Wagner's Ring Cycle "Die Walküre"

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 9:00pm

Find out how Siegmund and Sieglinde’s forbidden love causes Brünnhilde’s downfall. 

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Wagner's Ring Cycle "Das Rheingold"

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 9:00pm

Learn how the theft of Rhine gold sets in motion a chain of misery and destruction. 

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