Watch: A Frigid Accordion Performance of Vivaldi's 'Winter'

Friday, January 20, 2017

Accordionist Milan Řehák camps out in the snowy outdoors to share his accordion arrangement of the first movement of "Winter" from Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons."
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Remembering Roberta Peters, a Soprano with Wide Appeal

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Soprano Roberta Peters, whose voice proved popular to all kinds of music lovers, has died at 86.
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Glen Roven to Premiere Star-Studded Operatic Work on Inauguration Day

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The composer and conductor has set two of Hillary Clinton's speeches to music, with a bevy of notable opera and musical theater stars.
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Watch: Chabrier's 'España' Arranged as a Piano Duo

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Emmanuel Chabrier was born on Jan. 18, 1871. We're remembering his work by watching these four pianists take on his orchestral "España."
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7 Noteworthy Inaugurations Featuring Classical Music

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

With the nation's 58th inauguration ceremony scheduled for this week, let's revisit some recent inaugural events through the music performed there.
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This Choral Performance Takes You to an Ancient Hagia Sophia

Monday, January 16, 2017

A team of Stanford researchers and the vocal ensemble Cappella Romana has recreated the sound of the ancient Byzantine sacred building.
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Watch an Extraordinary Busker Play Chopin in the Middle of Union Square

Monday, January 16, 2017

Pianist and composer Kevin Shoemaker plays his piano all over New York. Watch him in action with a Chopin favorite at Union Square.
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Remembering Dr. King Through the Power of Music

Monday, January 16, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a powerful impact on the very fabric of American society. It rippled out to affect various forms of cultural expression, including music.
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After Delays, New Hamburg Concert Hall Aims For Inclusion

Friday, January 13, 2017

Watch an incredible 360-degree video of opening night from Hamburg's new Elbphilharmoie concert hall. After missteps, can this hall democratize the classical world?
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Finding Warmth at the Opera and In Life

Friday, January 13, 2017

Fred Plotkin reflects on the warmth of both weather and character, and of compassion and sacrifice and how these forces of human nature play out in Puccini’s "La Bohème."
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Watch: Monty Python-Inspired 'All the Great Operas in 10 Minutes' Short Film

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The name says it all. Writer and animator Kim Thompson created this short film as a school project and opera lovers and novices are still delighted years later.
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New Podcast Explores the Tragic Story Behind 'Fringes of the Fleet'

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A new podcast explores the relationship between baritone superstar Charles Mott and "Starlight Express" composer Edward Elgar during Britain's war years.
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Saxophonist Plays Devilishly Quick Paganini Caprice

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Experimental saxophonist Pedrosaxo shows off his classical chops with this performance of Paganini's Caprice No. 5.
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'Classical Mashup II' Released with a Dazzling Medley

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Producer Grant Woolard has returned after last year's success with “Classical Mashup II,” a musical masterwork quilt that matches the fun of the original.
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'Bohemian Rhapsody' Gets Fairground Organ Treatment

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Revisit this rocking musical curiosity that has the Queen classic played on a fairground organ.
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Breaking Baroque: Dance Group Fuses Bach and B-Boying

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

European breakdancing crew Flying Steps is nearing the end of their successful Bach-infused program, "Red Bull Flying Bach."
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6 Great Movie and TV Themes Made Amazing With Cello

Monday, January 09, 2017

The authoritative-yet-comforting cello might be the perfect instrument for covering some of our most beloved movie and television themes, and these six videos prove it.
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Review: New York City Opera's 'Candide'

Monday, January 09, 2017

The City Opera production of "Candide" delivers lively entertainment showing Bernstein at his best in a circus-cum-vaudeville style production, writes David Patrick Stearns.
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David Bowie's Classical Music Impact, One Year Later

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary since David Bowie's death. Let's revisit one of the most memorable classical tributes to the famed musician.
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Child Composer's 'Cinderella' Opera Opens to a Warm Reception

Friday, January 06, 2017

Shortly before the new year, 11-year-old Alma Deutscher's new opera, "Cinderella," premiered in Vienna and received a 10-minute standing ovation.
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