A new study by the Krakow University of Agriculture finds that when subjected to music pigs are changing their behaviour. Interestingly enough, pigs seem to prefer Mozart to metal.
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When Amazon Instant Video started introducing original TV series into its streaming library for Prime members, the most attention was (naturally) paid to its adult offerings: darkly whimsical Mozart in the Jungle and rightful critical darling Transparent. But Amazon also has a handful of kids programs that are just as progressive and entertaining.… Read More
The Royal Opera in Don Giovanni © ROH / Bill Cooper 2014 Mozart Don Giovanni Christopher Maltman, Albina Shagimuratova, Dorotea Roschmann, Rolando Villazon, Alex Esposito, Julia Lezhneva, dir: Kasper Holten, cond: Alain Altinoglu; Royal...Show More Summary
It’s a summer show, but still… press release: Alexandria, VA, USA: Classical Movements is pleased to announce the “Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Music Festival” featuring 4 fully-staged productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni under the stage direction of legendary American baritone, Sherrill Milnes. The Estates Theatre was featured in scenes from Amadeus and is […]
Via gocart mozart in comments, this is priceless: We reached the national spokesman for the Sons of Confederate Veterans just moments ago, just after he had been told that early reports out of South Carolina suggest that the man police have arrested in connection with last night’s massacre at a historic black Charleston church had […]
The Gael García Bernal series is a smart, charming and delightful respite from the bleakness and depravity that seems to dominate this summer.
Mozart's timeless romcom at Royal Opera House.
Matthias Schulz, artistic and finance director of Salzburg’s Mozart Foundation, is to be the next intendant of Berlin’s Sataatsoper. Schulz, 38, succeeds Jürgen Flimm, who is retiring at 73. The switch will be officially announced this afternoon. Schulz is described as a pianist and economist. Barenboim, the music director, will have tested him out on […]
Full of echoing electronica and entrancing beats, Swedish musician Cornelia's latest album, Balun, drops today on DIY label Camp Mozart records, available in all the usual formats and one unusual one too: Should you desire, you can buy the album as a playable album poster with a built-in speaker that lets you play songs by touch. Show More Summary
On Tuesday evening, DeKalb Symphony Orchestra performed a concert of music by W.A. Mozart, Richard Strauss and J.S. Bach (transcribed for orchestra by Leopold Stokowski),
Got a great email from Glenna M., who just had to submit a photo of one of her fosters. This is Mozart! However, he’s not available…#BOO. (‘Cause he got adopted! #YAY!) However…Mozart has some siblings. (Names in the hovers.) If you’re in the Spokane area (or you have friends that are,) listen up! More from […]
Sandy Tolan knows Palestinian life. His first book, The Lemon Tree: An Arab, A Jew and the Heart of the Middle East (2006) was followed up by his popular blog, Ramallah Café: Facts on the Ground in the Middle East. Now he gives us Children...Show More Summary
Cosi fan tutte - Garsington - photo Mark Douet Mozart Cosi fan tutte; Andreea Soare, Kathryn Rudge, Robin Tritschler, Ashley Riches, Lesley Garrett, Neal Davies, dir: John Fulljames, cond: Douglas Boyd; Garsington Opera at Wormsley Reviewed...Show More Summary
A lock of Wolfi’s fetched £35,000 this week at Sotheby’s. A snipping of Ludwig’s made just £8k. Scarcity value, presumably. What would people be prepared to pay for baldie Bruckner?
London auction house gives classical music fans chance to buy strands of history, and Mozart's isn't the only famous coiffure on offer
BY TIMOTHY MCGRATH / GlobalPost Meow, moo, baa-aaa. You can probably call to mind what it sounds like when humans do animal impressions. But the things you're about to witness are no impressions. They're something closer to ventriloquism — a...
TV viewers north of the border will be able to watch shows like 'Transparent,' 'Betas' and 'Mozart in the Jungle' without a cable subscription. read more
Donizetti, Poulenc, Messager, Puccini, Massenet, Rimsky-Korsakov, Verdi, Mozart, Rossini; Ilona Domnich, Leo Nucci, Southbank Sinfonia, Simon Over Reviewed by Robert Hugill on May 20 2015 Star rating: 4.0 Attractive and well thoughtShow More Summary
Two locks of hair—one belonging to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (estimated value: $15,000) and another to Ludwig van Beethoven (estimated at $3,000)—are set to go up for auction at Sotheby's in London this week. The hair you see above isShow More Summary