Classissima My classical music

 

NEWS

NPR - Classical

20 hours, 21 minutes ago   -  

Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

Hear the CSO and its charismatic conductor Riccardo Muti in a program showing the muscle and subtlety of the of orchestra in music by Scriabin, Debussy and Mendelssohn. » E-Mail This

Yesterday   -  

Soundtrack To The Outback: Remembering Peter Sculthorpe

By incorporating indigenous sounds and instruments in his music, as well as socio-political themes, the Tasmanian-born composer gave his compatriots a sense of themselves. » E-Mail This

January 22   -  

Latin Symphony: How Classical Music Saved Dinorah Marquez's Life

On Alt.Latino, hear from an educator whose life's work is to bring classical music to young Latinos. » E-Mail This

January 21   -  

John Luther Adams' Ode To Sundogs

Inspired by ice crystals in the arctic air and the halo-like apparitions they create, composer John Luther Adams' "Sky with Four Suns" blooms with the bright light of 45 cellos. » E-Mail This

January 17   -  

A 'Down-To-Earth Diva' Confronts Her Flaws And Good Fortune

In a frank new memoir, soprano Deborah Voigt reveals her troubles with obesity, alcohol and bad relationships, along with her many triumphs in opera houses the world over. » E-Mail This

January 15   -  

What We Love And Hate About 'Mozart In The Jungle'

The new Amazon series is a comedy, not a reality show — in any way, shape or form. But classical music fans may chuckle knowingly at the trials and tribulations of a young oboist in New York. » E-Mail This

January 9   -  

Swan Songs: Classical Musicians We Lost In 2014

From composers and conductors to instrumentalists, singers and critics, the classical music world said goodbye to many masterful musicians last year. » E-Mail This

January 7   -  

Marian Anderson's Groundbreaking Met Opera Moment

Sixty years ago, opera singer Marian Anderson made her long overdue debut at New York's Metropolitan Opera. She was its first African-American soloist. » E-Mail This

January 6   -  

Getting Off To A Good Start: A New Year's Puzzler

Beginning a new year can be fraught with decisions. Discover how great composers chose to start their symphonies and concertos — some with a bang, others a whisper — in this New Year's puzzler. » E-Mail This

January 5   -  

First Listen: Anonymous 4, '1865'

The beloved vocal quartet says goodbye with an all-American album that suits our troubled times. These Civil War and Reconstruction songs help us reflect on what divides us and binds us together. » E-Mail This
No previous pages | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 | 101 |