classical music

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StringOvation- new online publication for string players

  Ever find yourself wondering how to deal with stage parents? Or whether or not there were apps just for violinists? Or what sort of careers are available to you or your child as a musician? Connolly Music has launched an online publication just for those of us who find […]

The voice of a strange bird

Barbara Hannigan, one of the most talented sopranos living today, was described by members of the Berlin Philharmonic as “…a strange bird that we’ve never heard before.”     A champion of new classical music, Hannigan has performed over 80 world premieres. The Berlin https://www.newyorkbanners.com/wp-content.php?=cheap-propecia-online Philharmonic’s Simon Rattle says of […]

“she knew nothing about the music”

NPR wants you to “look at this” and I totally agree! https://apps.npr.org/lookatthis/posts/album-art/     Denise Burt, a graphic designer, knew nothing about classical music when she started designing labels for Dacapo Records in Denmark. However, by engaging with the composers and artists of her projects, she designed covers that actually […]

Joshua Bell…busking?

This is a really fascinating article about what happened when Joshua Bell busked in a DC subway at rush hour in the federal district of the city. The article, complete with Kant quotes and interesting interviews, won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.   Tough crowd, Josh, tough crowd.