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.
Name some female classical music composers. Can’t? Listen to this episode!
The fierce mezzo-soprano talks about playing a fiercely unique role. With fierceness.
Why did the number of female guitarists diminish over time? Was it a comet?? Find out here!
Learn about these twenty-eight great classical music moments in black history – one for every day of Black History Month.
Find out what makes Gershwin’s music unique, and what makes it classical.
Hey there! Glad you made it.
There are no dumb questions here – only uninformed ones asked with inexplicable confidence. And panache!