While the English horn and the French horn couldn’t be much more different as instruments, the Nashville Symphony has given both their time to shine, thanks to the talents of Roger Wiesmeyer and Leslie Norton.
Here in Nashville, where every genre of music is able to come together, the intersection of classical and jazz is as busy as the rest of our traffic.
The continuation of the life story of famed pianist and composer Clara Schumann, as told by Vanderbilt history professor Jim Lovensheimer during 91Classical‘s Clara Schumann 200th Birthday Festival.
To celebrate the bicentennial of one of the most important musicians of the Romantic Era, 91Classical held a two-week festival of concerts, broadcasts and storytelling in her honor. Join Vanderbilt history professor Jim Lovensheimer to learn all about the remarkable life of Clara Schumann in a special two-part episode of Classically Speaking.
Pianist Stephen Hough can’t stop talking about fire. He treats each aspect of his creative life as a furnace – with all of his many milieu fueling the fire. And when he visited Nashville to perform Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1, he pointed directly to the repeated expression marking – “con fuoco” – in his conversation with host Colleen Phelps for this episode of Classically Speaking.