Concertmasters play an important, distinguished, and difficult role in orchestras. So, um…what are they?
The pianist gives a lesson on one of the Big Daddies of classical music.
The violinist walks through a piece by a lesser-known composer who was once more famous than Mozart.
Violinists Philippe Bernhard and Loïc Rio talk about Dohnányi’s String Quartet No. 3.
The pianist and Moores School Piano Professor talks (and plays) Brahms.
Classical Classroom, Episode 86: Christopher O’Riley & Matt Haimovitz Get Real With Period Instruments
Does playing classical music on period instruments really do anything for the music?
Avi Avital, classical mandolin man, talks mandolin, man.
Two amazing concerts. Two genres of music. Two very different experiences.
Conductor JoAnn Falletta walks through Rimsky-Korsakov’s symphonic poem.
How is listening to new classical music different than listening to classical classics?
Same twelve notes. Different stories.
Take a field trip to HSPVA, where classical music rules the school.
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!