Mozart

Daily Download: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39: Finale

Orchestras

Don Giovanni to be premiered February 8th at the Israeli Opera - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a new production of the Israeli Opera and the British Royal <i>Opera</i> House <i>Covent Garden. The production,</i> …

Orchestras

Amadeus, National Theatre, review: Mozart is a tempestuous young upstart in this surprising comic hit

<b>Mozart is thoroughly modern and even wears Doc Martens in this sprightly and surprising hit about the composer’s life.</b><p>Written by the celebrated …

Orchestras

Brighten up a cold winter night with live music

<b>MID-WINTER MUSIC</b> The <b>Concord</b> Orchestra, conducted by Richard Pittman, presents its winter concert, “Collaborations,” on Friday, Jan. 26, and Saturday, …

Boston

10 Famous Works Of Art That Were Never Completed

The 1856 poem “Maud Muller” by John Greenleaf Whittier tells the story of a beautiful woman named Maud who meets the town judge one day. Each is …

Art History

List: What Your Favorite Composer Says About You

<b>Gustav Mahler:</b> You are the biggest drama queen but insist you don’t like drama<p><b>Frederic Chopin:</b> You believe in love, but not being in love, and you …

Humor

The Best Valentine’s Day Candy and Chocolates, According to Chefs

If you’re planning on giving your sweetheart the gift of Valentine’s Day chocolate, there’s no reason to settle for a heart-shaped box of whatever’s …

Dessert

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Muhammad Ali: Powerful Parallels.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The month of January is known for being a beautiful start to a new year, cold climates, and eye-opening snow in many U.S. states. …

Black History

Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian dominates Canadian Opera Company’s 2018-19 season

With some Ancient Roman history in hand, the Canadian Opera Company is set to produce its first full-length, mainstage world premiere since 1999.<p>The …

Opera

Hear tomorrow's stars today

Who are the best oboists, violinists, guitarists and pianists of the future? No need to wait; this hour we have the latest prize winners from one of …

Culture

An Einstein for the Subways? A Lawyer Suggests a ‘Genius’ Fix

It has been about a month since Craig Avedisian was declared an almost-genius, a finalist in a “genius challenge” contest with a $1 million prize. Whatever else is going on in the right and left hemispheres of his brain, the designation has not sunk in yet, he said.<p>“Here’s a guy, a solo lawyer, who …

New York City

In Pictures | Beautiful Places to Visit in Austria

Are you looking for some inspiration to visit Austria, and a few ideas of places to go? Then keep reading to see pictures of some of the most …

Europe

The readers’ editor on… my years as your voice

Correcting nearly 1,000 errors has been just one part of maintaining a dialogue with Observer’s faithful readers<p>Nowadays, you couldn’t sell a newspaper on Christmas Day even if you tried, but things were different in the 18th century when the <i>Observer</i> struggled into life. In 1791, then a mere three …

Opinion (UK)

Mozart Lives and Thrives With the New Century Chamber Orchestra

Go ahead, envy Menahem Pressler. After all, at age 94, he’s lived over six decades with Mozart.<p>Those years don’t include study of the illustrious …

Orchestras

Walking a fine line: To what level of accuracy should historical dramas aspire?

How harmful is it to get your history fix through films like “Apollo 13,” “Ben-Hur,” or, heaven forbid, “Bill and Ted’s Excellent …

Fake News

Bianca Gonzalez’s thoughts on celebrity bashing trigger netizens

A commenter pointed out that Gonzalez is "a media practitioner" who "should know better."The post Bianca Gonzalez’s thoughts on celebrity bashing …

Philippines

Adam Shankman & Jennifer Gibgot’s Offspring Shingle Inks Global Road TV Deal

Global Road Entertainment has inked a first-look TV deal with Offspring Entertainment, the production company run by Adam Shankman and Jennifer …

TV

Classical music statistics 2017

There are no prizes for coming second. Sorry, Beethoven, but the top spot for the composer with the most performances in 2017 has returned to …

Orchestras

Visit the music Olympics

We take you to the 66th ARD International Music Competition in Munich to hear prize winners in the disciplines of violin, piano, oboe and guitar.<p>In …

Culture

This week in Toronto: A female Lear and Soulpepper’s Amadeus

<b>TUESDAY</b><p><b>Lear</b><p><b>Watch this if:</b> You think you’ve seen <i>King Lear</i> enough times.<p>As our sunny story of 2017, Karen Fricker and I wrote about the mainstreaming …

Canadian Humour

Meet Benjamin Franklin's Girlfriends

<i>S</i>ure, on the surface, Benjamin Franklin might have all the sex appeal of a hedgehog, but back in the day, the Founding Father was renowned for an …

Paris

Amid sexual harassment lawsuits, Soulpepper severs relationship with executive director Leslie Lester

Soulpepper "severed its relationship" with long-time executive director Leslie Lester and cancelled a season-opening production of Amadeus on Saturday, as Toronto's largest not-for-profit theatre company continued to reel in the wake of four civil lawsuits filed against it and former artistic …

News

Soulpepper Theatre cancels production of Amadeus

Play about Mozart scheduled to begin run next week<p>Soulpepper Theatre has cancelled the production of <i>Amadeus,</i> a play about musical prodigy Wolfgang …

Corruption

Classic FM

Upcoming Shows<p>Saturday 6th January<p>The award-winning composer, broadcaster and former Classic FM Composer in Residence, Howard Goodall, is in …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Where Have You Gone, Ted Mack?

Dear Jolter,<p>I’ve been in bed all week with a fever, so my fevered brain asks: Who among you wouldn’t think that allowing Michael Wolff into the White …

Science Fiction

Will the show go on at Soulpepper Theatre?

Soulpepper Theatre Company’s first production of 2018 is set to hit the stage next Wednesday, but the spotlight will be on the company’s board of …

Governance

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for AMADEUS at the National Theatre

Michael Longhurst's acclaimed production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus returns to the Olivier theatre this January following a sell-out run of …

Daily Download: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 19: Allegro

http://www.classicalmpr.org/story/2018/01/02/daily-download-wolfgang-amadeus-mozart--piano-concerto-no-19-allegro<p>Get a free MP3 of Wolfgang Amadeus …

Orchestras

Waltz down the river on this winning European cruise

Ditch the stress of trip planning<p>It's no surprise that river cruising is consistently gaining in popularity among travelers of all ages. Unpack just …

Europe

5 Free Things to do at Duke in January

You don’t have to look too far into the new year to find some fun, free events happening at Duke. There’s plenty to enjoy in January.<p>Hear how a major …

Kendrick Lamar