Classical music lovers who just can't get enough, or who want to be "in the know" about classical music, should check out NPR's new music site. NPR Music www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php provides listeners with brief news stories, audio stories, and performances from artists who are currently performing everywhere from the concert hall to one of the offices at NPR. I've pointed you to the Classical page, but there's lots of other music available at NPR Music as well. Check out NP
The email was delivered a few weeks back: Backstage Pass was a finalist in the Radio division for New York Festivals. We just didn't know what we won. We waited. The word came on Friday, and it was Bronze!
There is a new magazine devoted to classical music, and it's based out of the United States (unlike Grammphone or BBC, which come to us from overseas). This has the potential to really set a course of what "classical music" means in America. I've got my thoughts, and I'd love to hear yours!