Photo: Mike Mozart/Flickr A little more than a week after finalizing their merger, AT&T and DirecTV are already combining satellite TV service and cell phone service into one big bundle. For $200 a month, subscribers can get basic TV service and four phone lines with 10GB of data. Show More Summary
Source: Flickr user Mike Mozart Check your fridge before your kiddo asks you for his next grilled cheese - Kraft has issued a voluntary recall on over 36,000 boxes of both American and White American cheese Singles with particular sell-by...Show More Summary
Let's hear it for our parterre advertisers for the month of August: Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart presents Written on Skin and Bard SummerScape presents The Wreckers!
It's a jungle out there.
"Hear the hair" met its real-life inspiration Thursday at the Hollywood Bowl, as actor Gael Garcia Bernal of the comedy "Mozart in the Jungle" led the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the overture to Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" for a scene for the series' upcoming second season.
Children's App Review by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Play Opera: Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, and Verdi masterpieces for kids is a recent app created by Dada Company. I have previously reviewed Dada’s Peek-a-Word. From the developer:...Show More Summary
Attendees at Tuesday’s Mostly Mozart Festival opening-night gala gasped when Bill Cunningham limped into Avery Fisher Hall with a cane, his right leg in a cast from ankle to thigh, visible under cutoff khaki pants and his trademark blue jacket. The iconic New York Times columnist was his usual cheerful,... More »
We have received news of the death this morning in Prague of Ivan Moravec, at the age of 84. Ivan was a pianist’s pianist. Especially praised for his Chopin and Debussy, he was Czech to the core and probably prized Mozart above all composers. Most, including the Philips Great Pianists series, numbered him among the […]
The Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation on Wednesday unveiled a manuscript penned by a teenaged Mozart that it acquired for 237,000 euros ($258,000) at a Sotheby's auction. Displayed on the sidelines of the Salzburg Festival in Mozart's birthplace,...Show More Summary
Gustavo Dudamel's two-week stint at the Hollywood Bowl, which ends with a Mozart program on July 30, will be the culmination of his sixth season as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. This summer is also the 10th anniversary of his U.S. conducting debut at the Bowl. He's familiar.
A private donor has bought for the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation a book from which Leopold Mozart taught his little son how to write music. The manuscript copy made by the Mozarts of a work by Eugenio di Ligniville will go on display in the Mozart Residence during the Festival. The item was auctioned on 28 […]
How well do you know your pop music? Don’t bother lying when you answer: SongPop 2 is out, and it’s ready to see what you’re made of, Mozart. Description The world’s biggest music trivia game. Now even better. Listen to clips from over 100,000 songs, and guess the correct artist or title as fast as you can. Show More Summary
On this day in 1782 Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail premiered in Vienna.
Following is the trailer for a production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte by Australian Regie Barrie Kosky for the Komische Oper Berlin. Eurotrash outrageous? Not necessarily.
Amazon Studios director Roy Price thinks that "writing stuff down is the old way." Price, who is in charge of Amazon's original shows like "Transparent" and "Mozart in the Jungle," tells Hollywood Reporter that he developed those and other shows with pictures on Pinterest, instead of with words. Show More Summary
I can't think of a better way to celebrate your 100th birthday!
In art, there is a bright line of quality above which categories do not matter. The best works of Mozart, Picasso, Charlie Parker and Laurence Olivier—to pick four names out of the stratosphere—are at a level of expressiveness, humanity and emotion to which anyone with open mind, ears and heart can respond. With the death […]
Randolph Hokanson, a Seattle-based soloist who studied with Harold Samuel and played concertos with Sir Thomas Beecham, turned 100 the other day. At his party, he introduced and played the late Mozart G major sonata with concertmaster Marjorie Kransberg-Talvi. Watch. It will restore your faith in … everything.
‘I love Mozart performed by Clara Haskil,’ the Pope tells a colloquium of Catholic journos. ‘Mozart fulfils me. But I cannot think about his music; I have to listen to it.’ More here.