I’m as caught up in the primary stuff as anyone—maybe too much. I keep thinking about the perhaps apocryphal story that Mozart never once mentioned a little thing called The French Revolution in any of his letters. The guy was a bit focused on his work, I guess, and that’s looking pretty good right now. […]
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Garsington Opera's 2016 season this year encompasses Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Mozart's Idomeneo and Rossini's L'italiana in Algeri with some notable casts including role debuts from Toby Spence, Roderick Williams, and Natalya Romaniw. Show More Summary
There was a time when it was adventurous for a U.S. president to like George Gershwin, as Harry Truman did when he wanted a break from his usual favorites, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin. Those days are long gone: The current crop of Democratic and Republican presidential candidates like everything from...
The Piano Guys, an incredibly talented group of musicians performed a breathtaking version of the Adele hit “Hello” in combination with the somber Mozart requiem”Lacrimosa” on cello with absolutely stunning results. The group recorded the session at the Tuacahn Center for the Arts, utilizing mirrors, diffused light and lots of fog. Hello/Lacrimosa (or “Chello,” as […]
Sales blurb: Hello/Lacrimosa (or “Chello,” as it has affectionately been called in the studio) is a musical experiment bridging 18th century spiritualism and 21st century secularism. Imagine Mozart and Adele in the same room in an intense co-write session, quill and pen in hand, respectively. Picturing this hypothetical hangout helped to spark the creative combination of […]
"There is a moment in Mozart where the music suddenly seems to draw inspiration only from itself, from an obsession with a pure chord, all the rest being but approaches, successive explorations, and withdrawals from this supreme position where time is abolished. Show More Summary
Adele's "Hello" has been reworked countless times since its release last October. But this eerie cello mash-up with Mozart's Requiem "Lacrimosa" is undoubtedly one of the most haunting interpretations yet. Musical group The Piano Guys...Show More Summary
Michael Collins Mozart Serenade in B flat major 'Gran Partita', La clemenza di Tito'Parto parto ma tu ben mio', Clarinet Concerto in A major; Michael Collins, Christine Rice, London Winds, City of London Sinfonia; Wigmore Hall Reviewed...Show More Summary
The second season of Amazon’s MOZART IN THE JUNGLE is but one show coming to Canada’s Shomi in February 2016. It will be joined by the first season of MAD DOGS, as well as seasons 1-6 of XENA WARRIOR PRINCESS and later seasons of TWO AND A HALF MEN. Television MOZART IN THE JUNGLE eason […]
On this day in 1781 Mozart’s Idomeneo premiered in Munich.
To say that Donald Trump is good at playing the media is like saying Mozart was good at playing the piano. Over the first seven months of his campaign, the GOP frontrunner proved himself a master of commanding the cable news spotlight. On Thursday night, he proved just as capable... More »
Carnegie Hall has announced an impressively varied 2016-17 season. There are quite a few notable events — a new Steve Reich piece, Pulse; a blockbuster Barenboim marathon of Bruckner symphonies and Mozart concertos; the Boston Symphony playing George Benjamin's new...
For dinner tonight, a no-recipe recipe for roasted fish with capers and lemon and strudel for dessert. Later this week, make pizza.
A look back at the Oscar-winning biopic on Mozart's 260th birthday.
Born on this day in 1756 composer and musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose opera Così fan tutte premiered in Vienna on this date in 1790.
Inspired by Mozart: Beethoven, Mozart, Franz Xaver Mozart; Julius Berger, Margarita Hohenrieder; Nimbus Alliance Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Jan 21 2016 Star rating: 4.0 A voyage round Beethoven's opus 69 sonata and its links to Mozart This new disc from cellist Julius Berger on Nimbus Alliance is a follow up to his Inspired by Bach disc. Show More Summary
How a day is composed in the hours between sleep o'clock and symphony o'clock.
Although Mozart in the Jungle won two major Golden Globe Awards at the 2016 ceremony (for best television series and best actor for the show's leading man, Gael Garcia Bernal), a lot of people still have yet to watch it. This, my friends, is a tragedy, because Amazon's underrated hit is truly a delight to watch. Show More Summary