A talented singer, saxophonist and keyboard player--who's only a mere 22 years old--Grace Kelly is making serious headway in the jazz world. Everywhere from performing for Barack Obama to commissioning and performing pieces for Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops (again, at the tender age 14) speaks to Kelly's rise to greatness.
Lang Lang’s teenage protégé Clayton Stephenson is only a ninth-grader--a scholarship student at the Juilliard Pre-College Division and Lang Lang’s own International Music Foundation.
United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang celebrated the release of his 'The Mozart Album' at the HARMAN store in Midtown, Manhattan, where he was honored by HARMAN for his efforts in share his music and inspiring others.
Seriously, though, can Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins really sing opera? It's a curious line of inquiry everyone who has heard her asks. Eventually.
Classicalite staff writer Ian Holubiak (L) with The Hot Sardines (Evan "Bibs" Palazzo, Miz Elizabeth).
Mozart's fascinating compositions came alive last month via Lang Lang, Nikolaus Harnoncount and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Released on September 30, The Mozart Album is a two-disc project courtesy of Sony Classical featuring Mozart's concerti and sonatas.
Wrongchilde frontman Mat Devine and Classicalite editor-in-chief Logan K. Young talk pasts bands like Kill Hannah, Mat's stint on Broadway in Julie Taymor's 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,' as well as his work as writer and blogger. To watch more episodes of C-LITE A.V. Club--including Mat, Neil Popkin and Camille Driscoll (singing Gerard Way's part, no less) on the emotionally charged single "Falling in Love (Will Kill You)"--just click HERE. Before that, though, check out Neil Popkin's solo on the slow-burning, electro-acoustic "Slow."
Mat Devine, Camille Driscoll and Neil Popkin of Wrongchilde recently stopped by Classicalite's Brooklyn studio to play "Falling in Love (Will Kill You)"--the emotionally charged single from their crowdfunded debut, 'Gold Blooded.'
Wrongchilde (Mat Devine, Camille Driscoll, Neil Popkin) drop by Classicalite's Brooklyn studio for a slow-burning, electro-acoustic rendition of "Slow"--the final cut from their stellar, crowdfunded debut, 'Gold Blooded.'
If you aren't familiar with 22-year-old, Korean-American saxophonist and vocalist Grace Kelly, then you will certainly want to be soon. Heralded by peers as distinct as Dave Brubeck, Questlove and even Huey Lewis, Classicalite is excited, indeed, to premiere the video for "Working for the Dreamers"--off her forthcoming EP of the same name.
Classicalite A.V. Club episode with Alice Boman performing "Lead Me" | Logan K. Young, editor; Ian Holubiak, engineer
Fresh off an amazing performance at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn, Swedish songbird Alice Boman stops by the Classicalite A.V. Club studio to chat about the North American release of her EPs, the video for "Be Mine" and if there's a Malmo sound. Edited by Logan K. Young, engineered by Ian Holubiak...
Nalani & Sarina Bolton play "Highway to Hell [AC/DC Cover]" | "I Wanna Be Sedated [Ramones Cover]" Logan K. Young, editor; Ian Holubiak, producer | N&S play The Bitter End in New York City's West Village on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
Classicalite A.V. Club: Sarah Charness plays "Toss the Feathers" live in the studio. | Logan K. Young, editor; Ian Holubiak, producer
Classicalite A.V. Club: Q&A with Logan K. Young & Bach Norwood | Ian Holubiak, editor; Maria Sullivan, producer