When you think of Mozart, you probably imagine an 18th century gentleman who was always thinking about music. Well, it turns out that when not composing musical masterpieces, Mozart liked to talk about "shooting off his rear-endShow More Summary
The biggest music box set has been announced. Mozart 225: The New Complete Edition is 200 CDs of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's collected works, which is being released to note 225 years since the composer's death. It's out October 28, as Billboard reports. Show More Summary
“Choreographers have tended to avoid Mozart’s music when making dances, for fear their steps will look trivial in comparison. … There is a lingering sense that dance, which involves physical bodies subject to the laws of gravity and propelled by muscle, will somehow drag down the music’s graceful architecture. … Ridiculous! says Mr. Morris.”
To celebrate this year’s fiftieth anniversary season, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart charged International Contemporary Ensemble with performing fifty new pieces over the course of the festival. Numbers 45-49 were presented at Merkin Hall on Tuesday, August 23rd. Show More Summary
I was leaving the Universal Music offices yesterday when someone thrust into my arms the monumental Mozart tombstone that is being launched in Salzburg today. I collapsed under the weight and had to be revived gently over lunch. The new big thing is a 200-CD coffer containing every single known work of Wolfgang Amadeus, decked […]
Fred Plotkin: “How could she sing in such a wide range of styles, from Mozart to bel canto (she sang Norma, Maria Stuarda and rare Rossini) to Verdi, Puccini and the verismo composers? She liked to say, ‘you sing using technique and your brain and the voice responds.'”
Requiem... and life before - Birgitta Festival, Tallinn Mozart, Joel Lauwers Requiem... and life before; Uku Uussberg, Yuka Yanagihara, Helen Lokuta, Thomas Volle, Simon Robinson, Latvian State Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, dir:Show More Summary
Heather Caddick, Cheyney Kent and ensemble - Mozart The Marriage of Figaro - Grimeborn Festival - photo Nick Rutter Mozart Le nozze di Figaro; Cheyney Kent, Heather Caddick, Dario Dugandzic, Sofia Troncoso, Katie Slater, dir: Lewis Reynolds,...Show More Summary
According to the New York Post, Alex Timbers, director of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s hit rock musical Here Lies Love and co-creator of the series Mozart in the Jungle, is set to direct a Broadway musical adaptation of Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice. The director recently made the news for exiting his role as director (or, it seems, being dismissed by Disney) of […]
We have been sent a list of the 100 most searched classical pianists on Wikipedia, the global reference site. Since the site lists every musician who ever touched a keyboard as a pianist, it’s not suprising that Mozart comes first with an average 5,631 searches a day, Beethoven second with 4,668 and Chopin third with […]
Life’s no fun if you can’t feel the beat.
Back in 2014, Mozart’s Sister — the solo project of Caila Thompson-Hannant — released her debut album, Being. It was good, but didn’t really measure up to her alluringly weird early EPs, but she’s back at it again with “Eternally Girl,” a great new single that will be released as a limited-edition cassette single on […]
We are extremely psyched to debut the new single and video from Montreal producer/electro-pop heroine Caila Thompson-Hannant, aka Mozart's Sister. "Eternally Girl" is a huge, blindingly vibrant jam, teeming with dizzying, effervescent synthetic textures that should make her an honorary PC Music member... Continue reading…
For the first time, Amazon is making several original series pilot episodes available on Amazon Video’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. They include primetime series Bosch, The Man in the High Castle, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent...Show More Summary
This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...
With Gustavo Dudamel packing up and headed to perform in Austria after his most extensive stand yet at the Hollywood Bowl, the Los Angeles Philharmonic geared up for its annual August succession of guest conductors. Or should we say part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, as only a small band of...
Zachary Woolfe, classical music editor of the New York Times, wrote a heated review last month of a Mozart opera at a festival in France. The article provoked a noted Mozart authority, Professor Ralph P. Locke, to send a dissenting letter to the Times, questioning the extent of Woolfe’s knowledge of Mozart. The Times did […]
From 2014/15 Deutsche Bühnenverein statistics, just released: 1 La Traviata (Verdi) 31 productions, 286 performances 2 Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) 30 productions, 285 performances 3 Carmen (Bizet) 26 productions, 247 performances 4 Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck) […]
BEVERLY HILLS, California — Fall is looking good for Amazon. At its Television Critics Association presentation on Sunday, the streaming service touted a new fall line-up of originals and announced return dates for some fan favorites. SEE...Show More Summary
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