Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Now that Kate and Will are a certified married couple, we look at some fruitful unions within classical music royalty with the Top 5 @ 105 power marriages.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
From Handel to Korngold, we look at the works that document the Exodus, the Passover Seder and other Jewish traditions at this time of year. Here our the Top five Passover works of classical music.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
With the midnight tax deadline approaching, here's a salute to the heroes and heroines of the stage who dealt with a fate more aggravating than death.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Eric Whitacre, creator of the world's biggest virtual choirs, which have received more than a million hits on YouTube, shares his top five works to have inspired him over the years.
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Spring officially sprung on March 20 with the vernal equinox, and count us among those excited. In order to summon the warmer weather, here are our top five works to greet the new season:
Thursday, March 17, 2011
For a country with a robust musical heritage, Ireland is underrepresented in the classical music canon. So in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are our Top five non-musical Irish influences on classical music.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Friday, March 11, 2011
Whether opera in a Lower East Side dive, chant in a Belgian beer bar, impromptu chamber performances in Chelsea Market, here are our Top Five surprise corners to listen to classical tunes.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
It takes a certain skill to compose a great film score. It takes an even more precise one to compose a great score that can be appreciated in a concert hall. Here are the top five scores that hold up on their own.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
In recognition of Black History Month, we’re looking at individuals who helped break down racial barriers on stages, orchestra pits and podiums. Here are the top five black artists who broke barriers.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Monday, January 17, 2011
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
This may be the year of the rabbit, but it also seems to be a great year for contemporary music. Here are the top five new music events sure to generate some heat these winter months.
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
As 2011 gears up, another group of birthdays and anniversaries are receiving their due on stages, with one composer hanging around for a second straight year.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Just because it’s Christmas doesn’t mean the music has to stop. Here are our top five ways to get your music fix on Dec. 25, from the spiritual to the irreverent.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Tired of standard Christmas fare? Fortunately, there is a discography of lesser known Christmas-themed works to shake up the seasonal soundtrack. Here are our top five.