by Dish Staff For teens that don’t think they have anything to learn from Mozart:
Learn how to play Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries," Mozart's "Rondo Alla Turca," Bach's "'Little' Fugue in G Minor," and more.
“You gotta try to lose your ego if you wanna gain momentum.” Kansas City rapper Mac Lethal (see previously) recently received an email from a 53-year-old high school music teacher who asked if he could rap about something suitable for their students and also if he liked Mozart. Mac Lethal quickly responded with a video […]
Meet Ana Velinova: Jazz vocalist and songwriter Ana Velinova has inspired audiences around the world with her wide range arstistic talents. With repertoire extending from Mozart and Stravinsky to Ellington, Dorsey and Jobim, Ana has shared the stage with many accomplished jazz artists including Bob...
As school year schedules are finalized, parents may find themselves fielding their kids' requests for music lessons. While the "Mozart effect" has been debunked in recent years (no, playing Don Giovanni for your child won't put themShow More Summary
In response to a note from a high school music teacher looking for safe-for-school lyrics, Mac Lethal proves his rap prowess knows no bounds, as he spits his rapid-fire rhymes over Mozart’s Turkish March Piano Sonata No. 11.
Mozart's Sister, the solo project from Caila Thompson-Hannant (Think About Life, Shapes & Sizes), just released her debut, Being, via Paper Bag last month. A mix of mid-'90s dance and R&B influences, Calia definitely brings her own strong personality...
Everybody knows that wine should have a good nose, but one South African vintner wants the world to believe it also needs a good ear. In a gentle valley near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, the vineyards at DeMorgenzon estate are serenaded by baroque and early classical music day and night, all year round. Show More Summary
I've gotten several queries about how Mozart is doing, and as you might expect, the answer is that Mozart is delighted with his new home. Last night at dusk he was leaping around in my mother's native habitat garden and chasing all the little things that only cats can see at dusk. Show More Summary
If it’s August or early September at the Hollywood Bowl, you can expect Nicholas McGegan to drop in for his annual journey back to the 18th century. Thursday night, he returned with another configuration of an old reliable concept – an all-Mozart program.
Piano practice and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart have entered the 21st Century through a brand new iPad app. Tonara Wolfie for Piano offers tools and dynamic scores to enhance the student/teacher dynamic during (and between) lessons. Featuring...Show More Summary
Times critics share what they’ve been listening to lately.
Mozart figures highly in Ian Page and Classical Opera's forthcoming season in London. There is his Requiem with soloists Sophie Bevan, Sarah Connolly, John Mark Ainsley and Darren Jeffrey at the Barbican (8/10), soprano Miah PerssonShow More Summary
When the avenging hero of Luc Besson’s latest thriller Lucy finally bursts in on the evil villain, he’s lying back, getting a cucumber-mask makeover, and listening to Mozart. It’s no surprise: The villain’s choice of music harkens back to Besson’s most famous villain, the Beethoven-obsessed madman of The Professional. Show More Summary
Much as even Beethoven was consigned to dwell in the shadow of Mozart, any artist who dares compose a Ninja Turtles rap must always feel the hot breath of Vanilla Ice at their back, laughing at their hubris. “Ninja Rap” may not haveShow More Summary
Thankfully, we’ve progressed in some marginal fashion since the fictional time of The Shawshank Redemption, so that now, prisoners aren’t compelled to look like potential UFO abductees whenever Mozart plays over the loudspeakers. Music...Show More Summary
“Acis and Galatea” Mark Morris Mostly Mozart Festival David Koch Theater, Lincoln Center New York, NY August 7, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman Photo © 2014 Richard Termine Yulia Van Doren, Thomas Cooley and Mark Morris Dance Group in “Acis and Galatea” Mark Morris’s dancers may really be nymphs. Show More Summary
From angels to demons, Egypt to China, and from Mozart to Cole Porter - Opera Australia's 2015 season has something the suit every opera lover or dabbler
06 Aug 2015-29 Aug 2015 As part of his 2014 season, Opera Australia artistic director announced a three-year partnership with David McVicar to create one new Mozart production...
02 Jan 2015-30 Jan 2015 This shortened English-language version of The Magic Flute was created specially with pint-sized opera-goers in mind, and makes the most of Mozart's fantastical...