“Father of the Piano”? Try “Father of the Fortissimo”!
Think you know Beethoven’s Fifth? Think again!
The former Moores School director and composer teaches us about carols, and shares some of his favorites.
A behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be a guest soloist with an orchestra.
Mozart’s death, on December 5, 1791, is still so mysterious that we can’t seem to stop investigating it.
Why is Shostakovich’s expression of depression, anxiety while living under Stalin important?
Worried about the future of classical music? Listen to this and turn that frown upside down.
The recipe for creativity…revealed at last! Professor and violinist Kenneth Goldsmith looks at similarly-themed pieces by Haydn, Grieg, and Ravel to illustrate how this formula has manifested throughout classical music history.
Go behind the scenes with film composer Vivek Maddala.
Composer Pierre Jalbert on how Ravel and Crumb changed his life.
Two Star Symphony violinist Jerry Ochoa creeps us out classical music style.
Composer Peter Boyer goes deep into the core of Symphony No. 1.
Hey there! Glad you made it.
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