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<b>MINDFUL MOMENTS</b><p>How classical music reduces your blood pressure<p>Music can have incredible effects on our mind and soul. But can it actually contribute …


Who Could Look at This Puppy and Leave a Rope Around His Neck to the Point it Gets Embedded!?

Meet the adorable Mozart, a beautiful four-month-old pup who needs to be shown a lot of love!<p>Rescue Dogs Rock NYC is sharing his story today in the …

Cute Animals

BWW Review: I Like MOZART. Does That Make Me a Bad Person?

Louis Langree and the Mostly Mozart<br>Festival Orchestra. Photo: Kevin YatarolaLincoln Center's MOSTLY MOZART FESTIVAL is over for the season and …


Prufrock: How Shays’s Rebellion Shaped the Constitution, the Return of the Generation Gap in Pop, and in Praise of Alfred Brendel

<b>You already know this, but I’m going to say it anyway:</b> Turning your tweets into a book is a terrible idea. “Over the past two years, New Hampshire …

Conservative View

"Heroic" concerts to be staged

The Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, National Class One Conductor Fan Tao and principal violist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Andrew Ling, will …

Hong Kong

American Classical Orchestra Opens Lincoln Center Season With All-Mozart Program

American Classical Orchestra (ACO) kicks off its 2018-19 season on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 8:00pm in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center with …


The Writer Who Makes Perfect Sense of Classical Music

Alfred Brendel’s essays about Beethoven, Schubert, and many others are deeply relevant to performers and amateur listeners alike.<p>Alfred Brendel, one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, is also a great writer. You can often detect a good-natured smirk behind his words, but right there with …

Ludwig van Beethoven

Mozart: Requiem by Edith Mathis, Julia Hamari, Karl Böhm, Karl Ridderbusch, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker & Wieslaw Ochman

Preview, download or stream Mozart: Requiem by Edith Mathis, Julia Hamari, Karl Böhm, Karl Ridderbusch, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, …

Classical Music

St. Charles Singers To Open 35th Season With Mozart Festival Weekend

Professional chamber choir St. Charles Singers, conducted by Jeffrey Hunt, will open its 35th concert season with a three-day Mozart Festival Weekend …


Opera San José Presents Mozart's THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO

On September 15th, Opera San José's 35th season opens with Mozart's comedy The Abduction from the Seraglio. The opera was commissioned by Emperor …

San Francisco

Deutsche Grammophon announces partnership with Apple Music

Universal Music’s Deutsche Grammophon and Apple Music have announced a “long-term collaboration designed to enhance the experience of classical music …

Apple Music

Merola Opera singers ready to thrill at Grand Finale in SF

It’s always a grand night for singing when the Merola Grand Finale rolls around.<p>Never been to one? You’re in for a treat. This weekend, the Bay …


Curiosity — 4 Psychology Myths You Probably Thought Were True

You’ve probably heard that listening to Mozart boosts your IQ or met someone who has a photographic memory. Is that really possible? The world is …


Mozart Piano Concerto no. 10 in E-flat, K. 365

performed by Jenő Jandó, Dénes Várjon, pianos, and the Concentus Hungaricus under Mátyás Antal, or as below, with Alfred Brendel, Imogen Cooper and …


These complete Alicia de Larrocha recordings show the pianist in her prime, and Decca’s sound is uniformly excellent... totally unmissable!

Alicia de Larrocha<p>Complete Decca Recordings, 41 CDs, out now<p><b>Rating:</b><p>I shall never forget my first sighting of Alicia de Larrocha in the concert hall. …


Mozart Piano Sonata no. 9 in D, K. 311

performed by Dame Mitsuko Uchida<p>(cover image by Aaron Burden)<p>We jump ahead a few years, around where we were last week, in 1777, although this work …


Mozart Piano Concerto no. 11 in F, K. 413

performed by Dame Mitsuko Uchida and the English Chamber Orchestra under Sir Jeffrey Tate<p>(cover image by John McCann)<p>This work is the farthest along …


Opera NEO closes festival with impressive 'Idomeneo'

When young singers aspire to an operatic career, they must take a challenging path on which they soon see — in the operas of W. A. Mozart — both a …


CSO at Ravinia review: James Conlon makes a poignant return

Conductor James Conlon holds deep ties to the Ravinia Festival, having been music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s residencies there for 11 seasons (ending in 2015), and he seemed moved to return to its podium Thursday night.<p>Before picking up the baton, he spoke to the audience about …


Mark Morris premiere at Mostly Mozart — big on charm, short on surprises | Financial Times

Whenever Mark Morris chooses extra cheerful music, he guards against gushiness by regularly reminding us that this is a dance: a <i>performance</i> of …


Mozart: Piano Quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Diderot String Quartet is all wet, in the best way possible, with Mozart

Music Videos

Mozart’s Magic Flute enchants audiences | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

Photo: Louise Leblanc<p>Princess Pamina (Simone Osborne) is confronted by her mother, the Queen of the Night (Audrey Luna), who tries to marry her off …


A Master Class with Sirena Huang and Conductor, Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy | Times Square Chronicles

A Master Class with Sirena Huang and Conductor, Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy<p>As part of a master class for the Classical Bride Music Festival Sirena …

Music Festivals

Lang Lang in an improbable situation

An internationally admired orchestra in a beautiful hall: that’s the Melbourne Symphony in Hamer Hall of the Victorian Arts Centre. The MSO now has an agreement with Unitel, the international distributor of high arts programs. From 2019, for an initial 10 year period, a selection of MSO concerts …


What do Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s recordings tell us about his musical evolution?

Keeping track of Yannick Nézet-Séguin via recordings requires a global grasp of the classical recording industry.<p>Live recordings by the Philadelphia …


Quiz: Which classical composer are you?

Radio Industry

BWW Review: Forget Mozart. It is THE FORCE OF THINGS that Begs Our Attention

(l. to r.) Ryan Muncy, Lisa E. Harris, Lucy Dhegrae,<br>Levy Lorenzo. Photo: Richard Termine/Mostly Mozart.Ashley Fure's and Adam Fure's THE FORCE OF …


Mostly Mozart Festival In New York Tonight Will Offer World Premiere Of Mark Morris' 'The Trout'

Tonight’s Mostly Mozart Festival program at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York will offer two debuts, the world premiere of Mark Morris’ <i>The Trout</i> and the first main program concert at the festival by the Ariel Quartet.<p><i>The Trout</i> will feature Franz Schubert’s most famous piece of chamber music, …


La foto de Mozart con Jay Z y Nucleo Extremo, el diputado que se fue a beber romo