22 min ago
Our Emotions Match Music To Colors
Whether we're listening to Bach or the blues, our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
11 hrs ago
Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Kicks Off 7/7
The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, celebrates its fifteenth anniversary season with a diverse offering of musical experiences.
Sun May 19, 2013
Cliburn confidential: Tomoki Sakata
"When I was around 3 or 4, I was always playing with my mother's old upright piano at home just for fun by myself." Piano lessons began at 5 - and improvisation and even composition at 6. Sakata's interest in classical music began when he was 9, and he says it has grown daily since.
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of FIGARO!, Coming This June to NSD Theater
After a sold-out premiere in November 2012 at Dixon Place, Figaro! returns for a limited run between June 11 and 16, 2013.
Sat May 18, 2013
Music Director James Levine Leads The MET Orchestra at Carnegie Hall Today
The MET Orchestra concludes its 2012-2013 season at Carnegie Hall with the much anticipated return of Music Director James Levine leading the orchestra today, May 19 at 3:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.
Fri May 17, 2013
San Jacinto: Diamond Valley Community Orchestra to perform
The Diamond Valley Community Orchestra, formerly known as the Golden Eagle Orchestra, performs Sunday, May 19, at Mt.
San Bernardino: Symphony season closes with massive works
"You can call it comfort food, if you like," said music director and conductor Frank Fetta about the program for the May 18 season finale concert of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra.
Thu May 16, 2013
String ensemble plays sounds of cinema
"Music for Film and Theater" by the Elmhurst Symphony String Ensemble is the final concert of the season for performances held at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook.
Synesthesia: When you hear music, and your emotions color the tune you hear
Scientists call it synesthesia , a neurological the way your emotions can color the music that you hear.
Best entertainment bets for May 17-23
Friday and Sunday: For violinist Thomas Zehetmair's second weekend with the SPCO during its month of post-lockout concerts, he brings his wife and frequent collaborator, violist Ruth Killius.
Pianist Diana Fanning: I want people to know about Leos Janacek's piano music
Organized by the International Dvorak Society, the American Spring music festival annually brings internationally renowned soloists and music ensembles to a broad audience in the Czech Republic, with concerts and master classes taking place in dozens of towns and villages around the country.
Tue May 14, 2013
Noontime Concertsa presents its first Midsummer Mozart preview of the season
One reliable sign of spring is the annual programming of preview concerts for the Midsummer Mozart Festival , whose Music Director is George Cleve, in the Noontime Concerts a series at Old St.
Sun May 12, 2013
Digital Dose: New classical discs feature music by Ives, Stravinsky, Mozart and Mahler
Ostensibly a polishing of the original, the final Kirkpatrick edition of Ives' "Concord" Sonata featured on this excellent recording actually conveys the opposite effect.
Sat May 11, 2013
What Gustavo Dudamel can teach us about Bach, Mozart and Mendelssohn
It is a known fact that no conductor can ever interpret/perform a work precisely the way a composer imagined it.
Singing, acting both stellar in 'Figaro'
Actors are taught to act and opera singers are taught to sing - and all too rarely do the twain really meet.
Fri May 10, 2013
Evgeny Kissin Brings In The Crowds At Carnegie Hall
Decades have passed since wunderkind Evgeny Kissin fascinated crowds all over the world with his dazzling virtuosity and the passion of his music.
SSO spotlights Tchaikovsky and his favorite composer | Classical review
Tchaikovsky worshiped Mozart, whom he claimed not merely to like but to "adore and idolize." Nevertheless, though their music does share a sovereign clarity of texture, he didn't often write like his idol.
Steven Isserlis Featured on Orchestra of St. Luke's Program, 6/1
Orchestra of St. Luke 's will conclude its long-running Orchestra Series with Nicholas McGegan conducting the orchestra for the first time at Carnegie Hall .
Popular and classical music come together at SU festival
'Pop Rocks!' will feature performances by the Salisbury University Opera Workshop, Salisbury Pops, Salisbury University Jazz Ensemble and Salisbury Symphony Orchestra.
Thu May 09, 2013
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra returns with spring in its strings
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra played its first official concert in almost seven months, after signing a three-year contract.