At one time, if you assembled a group of talented musicians, the concert hall would fill with music lovers. Now, even putting a world-class orchestra on stage is no guarantee of success.
A decisive modern wrinkle can be technology. The Metropolitan Opera’s live movie-theater simulcasts start at 12:55 p.m. East Coast time to avoid backstage gridlock at Lincoln Center between afternoon and evening performances of different productions.
Above: The Escher String Quartet performs the first movement of Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in A minor, Op. 13. With regular appearances on major concert series and music festivals around the U.S. and Europe and an acclaimed discography, the Escher String Quartet has been hailed as one of today’s finest string quartets. Win tickets to hear [...]
We live in a community which values the arts in such a way that one would be hard pressed to take advantage of everything that is available.
When I was in school, courses in music and art were a regular part of available curriculum. By the time my daughter was in elementary school, music classes were much more difficult to come by.
Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a conversation with members of the democratically run chamber orchestra A Far Cry, 7 pm Saturday at the Southern Theatre.
The ripple effects of ongoing lockouts and orchestral contract negotiations is being felt those in all walks of life, whether or not they’ve ever darkened the door of a theatre.
Winner of the Naumberg International Chamber Music Competition, the globetrotting Trio Cavatina has performed with some of the esteemed classical musicians and on some of the most revered stages in the world. Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick interviews Trio Cavatina violinist Harumi Rhodes Saturday at 7 pm at the Southern Theatre.
In the world of classical music, it’s rare for an ensemble to occupy the cutting edge – that serendipity where style prefigures taste – for as long as 40 years. But that’s exactly what the Kronos Quartet has done. Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick interviews Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Southern Theatre.
Composers and musicians are determined to make music, and music lovers are determined to hear it.