Sergey Stadler, artistic director of the Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, performed and conducted the catalogue in Shostakovich Hall. Any rumbles in the background must have been Mozart turning in his (unknown) grave.
This pretty quote come from ‘Best of Toronto‘ (sic) and is designed to explain why some metro companies are playing Mozart and Sibelius on unguarded stations. It’s intended to deter hoodlums. ‘A lot of dentists pay for it,’ say the marketing company. ‘If you’re in a dentist’s office you often hear recorded music that comes […]
Vitali Klitschko thought he knew corruption from boxing. Wooed by Don King, the Klitschko brothers were wowed when they heard the fight promoter gracefully play parts of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” on his piano. King’s worldliness especially captivated Vitali, a PhD in sports science, whose interests even then wandered well beyond the ring. Show More Summary
OPERA REVIEW: 'La Clemenza di Tito' at Lyric Opera of Chicago ???½ OPERA REVIEW: 'La Clemenza di Tito' at Lyric Opera of Chicago ???½ Mozart's penultimate opera, "La Clemenza di Tito," is now generally hailed as a masterpiece after languishing on the fringes of the repertory for the better part of the last century.
One upcoming album this year that I’m BEYOND excited about is Montreal’s Mozart’s Sister. She’s... Read more »
Alex Ross saw Kristian Bezuidenhout in concert this week and was mightily impressed. After listening to the video Alex embeds and some Mozart with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, I am too. The good news: Bezuidenhout is coming to the Bay Area in June for the Berkeley [Early Music] Festival and Exhibition. Show More Summary
The South African-born fortepianist gave a mesmerizing recital of C.P.E. Bach and Mozart at Zankel Hall last night. His big Mozart survey for Harmonia Mundi goes from strength to strength; may there be a similar series for Carl Phil...
He's the self-proclaimed Michael Jordan of music. But will Kanye West soon become the Mozart of the movies? According to Radar Online sources, the rapper is teaming with American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis to pen a biopic aboutShow More Summary
His father had grand ambitions for his son, much like Leopold Mozart did for his. Paco was on the radio at age 11. He toured America at age 15.
We see no reason not to have sex in a rosemary-scented room while listening to Mozart immediately before taking every test. That sounds pretty fun, and it certainly couldn’t hurt. More » Sex Can Make You Smarter, Says Best Science Study Yet is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Show More Summary
Wenger: Arsenal’s ‘Little Mozart’ will stay at the Emirates - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky is set to sign a new contract extension at the club, with Arsene Wenger ‘adamant’ that the Czech international must stay in North London. Show More Summary
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MINI BIO PART 2: First Trip to Vienna Chopin visited Vienna twice. To all musicians, both aspiring and established, the capital city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was the ultimate Mecca, the city of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert. Chopin felt …
GREAT works of art such as Turner’s paintings, Mozart’s concertos or Rodin’s sculptures delight many. Others get their kicks elsewhere. According to the philosopher Betrand Russell, for example, “mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty”. Show More Summary
Karin Kei Nagano, daughter of the Montreal and Hamburg music director, has just released her first recording – two Mozart concertos with string quartet accompaniment on Analekta – and her first video, a Debussy Arabesque on a newspaper website. Click here. Karin studies privately in Paris. The Calgary Herald reports: Mother (pianist Mari Kodama) and daughter […]
Photo by Flickr user Mike Mozart In the company’s first-ever published transparency report, AT&T released information Wednesday about government and law enforcement requests for customer information. The report documents more than 300,000...Show More Summary
Mon 10 Mar This amazing pianist can play the most subtle Mozart, shamelessly showoff Liszt, and the saddest Prokofiev.
In Amazon's recently released pilot episode of "Mozart in the Jungle," a young, curly-haired Latin conductor named Rodrigo (Gael Garcia Bernal) is lauded as classical music's next big thing, a maestro so talented and charismatic that he is eagerly sought after by major orchestras around the world.
The Orchestra Mozart, Abbado’s creation, was wound up last month, a few days before he died. Now Riccardo Muti, his colleague, friend and occasional rival, has let it be known that he is bringing the orchestra together again for a tribute concert this summer at the Ravenna Festival, directed by his wife, Cristina Mazzavillani. Cristina said: ‘The […]
Amazon put up ten new pilots today: five kid shows, two dramas, and three comedies. Of the comedies, one is dumb, one has promise, and one is magnificent. Mozart in the JungleThe setup: The show is loosely inspired by oboist Blair Tindall’s memoir of the same name, and is set... More »