According to documents filed in the Supreme Court of Kings County, the embattled case of Currier vs. Brooklyn will, in fact, tarry on.
Last Thursday, Classicalite was granted exclusive access to rehearsals for Karl Berger and his Improvisers Orchestra fortnightly residency at Brooklyn's ShapeShifter Lab.
NPR is inviting professionals and the public alike to take the last minute of Stravinsky's inimitable score--in an exceptional performance by conductor Valery Gergiev and his Mariinsky Orchestra--and create a new video to go along with the music.
The reviews are in. And by all accounts, James Levine's handi-capable return to the Met Orchestra's podium was, in fact, triumphant.
Cornelius Cardew's 'The Great Learning' instigated the formation of the Scratch Orchestra--an ensemble that, over many years and many more iterations, has counted AMM, Brian Eno, Michael Nyman and Gavin Bryars among its members.
All of us here at Classicalite really felt bad that hardly anyone recognized Val in London. Allow us, then, to explain just how much you missed...
Earlier this morning, Andris Nelsons, the young and fiery Latvian conductor, was appointed to the top spot with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Nelsons is the orchestra's 15th music director, succeeding James Levine.
Can one of YouTube's great musicians cut through the fog of Eurostar's London terminal? Let us find out.
Yesterday, Buzzfeeder Andrew Massey's cute li'l listicle, "10 Conductors Caught Using Magic," went viral with the tagline: "What, you think perfectly orchestrated symphonies happen because of practice?" Well, as anyone who's read this site even once can certainly attest, the answer to Massey's admittedly tongue-in-cheek query is resounding.
On Friday evening, under the baton of Thomas Wilkins and the Omaha Symphony, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice performed the first movement (and just the first-movement-only) of the much loved Piano Concerto in A Minor.
The man who turned down the New York Philharmonic, over a decade ago now, offers his riposte to a trio of book reviews penned by Rachel Shteir.
Live at Roulette (Sunday, May 12, 2013).
Inspired by Leonard Bernstein's Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, we proudly present 'Prelude, Fugue and .GIFs'--Classicalite's "moving" roundup of the best "graphics interchange format" for classical music.
Going track-by-track, in 50 words or less, through all 15 of E.L. James' favorite classical music. Today, on Classicalite's final day of this 15x50 venture...'Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring.'
No, Mr. Gatsby--these are not pipes, indeed.