To kick off 92nd Street Y's 2014-15 season, Christian Tetzlaff is set to play Bach's complete "Sonatas and Partitas" for solo violin as part of the Distinguished Artists Series.
The musical stylings of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven come under a close lens at Charles Rosen's The Classical Style.
If you couldn't have found a new way into Bach then we have a new one for you. This one coming to you through the vision of mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile, who most recently did some serious damage on folk-revival period piece Inside Llewyn Davis.
Ah, YouTube. Repository of some of the finest classical rarities just waiting to be chanced upon by some digital adventurer. But YouTube has its classical blockbusters as well -- videos that have attracted a critical mass of page views. They're not always the most obvious. Sometimes indeed the performers aren't even known. But here are five of the most-viewed classical videos we could find...
March 20 will offer the Australian Chamber Orchestra Underground (ACOU) in a fantastic display of new sounds and swift arrangements ranging from Nirvana to Stravinsky, Nine Inch Nails to Paganini.
Most know that old adage, coined by Picasso (or Stravinsky): "Good artists copy, great artists steal." And the acid-tongued, quasi-minimalist composer John Adams has heard it more than most.
Just outside of Luleå, Sweden, an Ice Orchestra made up of violins, celli and basses performs in a concert hall made entirely of ice.
Jeannette Sorrell will lead the LACO in a program of concerti by Vivaldi, Bach and Boccherini on Thursday, February 6 at Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles. All ticket holders are invited to a complimentary wine reception before the concert at 6:00 p.m.
Mandolinist Avi Avital released his second Deutsche Grammophon album, 'Between Worlds,' on January 14. Between the release of his new album and his Carnegie Hall recital debut on January 17, it's a crucial time, both for Avital and for the instrument whose legacy he is trying to revitalize.
The Los Angeles Master Chorale will pull out all the stops for its 50th anniversary season the last weekend of January, featuring two performances of Bach’s 'B Minor Mass' as well as a gala celebration, “Golden on Grand.”
Columbia University’s “Bach, Revisited” series pairs a work by a living composer with the Bach work that inspired it. These concerts at the Miller Theatre will be curated by the composers--Kaija Saariaho, Joan Tower and Steve Reich--who will also participate in onstage discussions about their works.
It's too late now to order a classical music CD or DVD for Christmas, but why not take the New Year as a cue to freshen up your musical tastes?
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will perform Bach's complete Brandenburg Concertos at the Harris Theater in Chicago on Wednesday, December 18.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) recently announced its third consecutive year of record-breaking fundraising, with ticket sales at an all-time high for the 2013 fiscal year.
The Houston Symphony is celebrating Día de los Muertos--Day of the Dead--with a multimedia concert featuring music by Mexican composer Juan Trigos and an animated film set in the time of the Mexican Revolution.