May 20, 2013
Video games and classical music don’t often occupy the same thought process, but a gamer from The Netherlands has executed an idea called CELLO FORTRESS. It’s not your father’s video game. Listen below.
April 16, 2013
Technology is slowly but surely changing the way we listen, enjoy and understand classical music. There’s a new app (what else?) that provides a view of all aspects of THE ORCHESTRA. Listen below.
January 21, 2013
The 24 hour Opera Project from the Atlanta Opera gets underway this weekend. Composers, Librettists, Performers and Musicians come together for a 24 hour period to write a 15 minute opera. Listen below to hear more about it.
November 19, 2012
Opera Theater San Antonio raised half a million dollars to underwrite a gala in May of next year that will be the first substantial fundraiser for the new opera company. Listen below.
November 12, 2012
Various events are dotting the classical musical landscape this week: An appreciation for the work in light of the death of Elliott Carter. Anticipation for 8 new operas to be presented at Fort Worth Opera and perhaps the beginning of the end of paper orchestral scores. Listen below.
November 5, 2012
American expatriate Samantha Farber has launched a unique classical music business from her home in Vienna, Austria. Her ”virtual opera house” offers operas and other classical music programming online. It’s called Sonostream.tv and it features up and coming opera singers performing selected operas from Vienna. Listen below to hear how Farber’s online business is different from all the others.
October 29, 2012
SungEun Park, a concert pianist from South Korea, adds to her heavy load of awards with a performance this month at the University of Texas in Austin. She’s this year’s winner of the concert piano competition at the Butler School of Music. Listen below to her amazing story and her amazing talent.
October 22, 2012
The fun frights of Halloween have nothing on Focal Dystonia. It’s something really scary. Dystonia is a neurological disease affecting the fine motor skills of mostly classical musicians. We spoke to Glenn Estrin, President of the Musicians with Dystonia program of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. Listen below.