The group of applicants to our Student Composer Fellowship was so overwhelmingly talented that 91Classical has decided to award four fellowships instead of the two previously planned.
Pianist Alessandra Volpi fearlessly took on the piano part last season in Nashville Ballet’s performance of Stravinsky’s Duo Concertant. This weekend she’ll be performing the concerto of another icon: Clara Schumann. While she was in final preparations for the performance she took the time to answer our six questions.
Clara Schumann isn’t the only woman who made a big mark on classical music in the 19th century. The norms of the day discouraged “respectable women” from being professional musicians, and societal discomfort with female composers and performers often meant that fame faded quickly after their death or retirement, but here is a sample of women […]
Clara Schumann was both one of the most sought-after piano soloists of the Romantic era and a composer of note as well. Even though we have no recordings of her legendary playing, over 1,300 programs of hers and her husband Robert Schumann have been preserved.
The pages of classical music history are littered with the stories of prodigies. Mozart playing by ear at age 4, Beethoven’s debut at 7, Bizet entering…
A new Downton Abbey movie is set to release on September 12, and this chapter of the story moves the clock forward to 1927. Here we have a look at a few…
Roughly a century before Tennessee secured the right to vote for American women, across the Atlantic a woman was born who would quietly make a huge mark on the world of music.
91Classical is launching its first Student Composer Fellowship.
With their season-opening performances of Sergei Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, Nashville Ballet welcomes new conductor Ming Luke. Get to know him with his answers to these six questions.
Get to know one of our Student Composer Fellowship Mentors with these six questions.