Few people have ever known the ins and outs of 91Classical’s music library as well as Will Griffin. He’s worked with this music longer than anyone else at the station, and maintaining and adding to the collection was an important part of his job.
The Nashville Opera’s next season draws from three centuries of music making and runs the gamut of operatic storytelling, from fanciful escapism to serious treatment of pressing social issues. Here’s a look at what’s on offer: October 4 & 6 La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi The season opens with a bittersweet masterpiece, Verdi’s adaptation of […]
Listen / A professional, eight-member choir is one of the newest chamber ensembles in Nashville. Singing under the direction of Matthew Phelps, Vocal Arts Nashville brought us selections from their first season, which continues at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at West End United Methodist with music of Bach and Brahms.
Each year, students at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music compete for a chance to perform in the annual student showcase. And once again, we hosted a…
This week’s show features a trio of Midstate musicians making traditional Balkan and Bulgarian music, very similar to the folk melodies that influenced…
Nashville’s ALIAS Chamber Ensemble today announced that cofounder and longtime Artistic Director Zeneba Bowers is retiring from her role at the organization’s helm. The violinist will continue to perform with ALIAS and will be given the title Artistic Director Emeritus. Taking her place will be another violinist who has been heard all over Music City […]
For the 16th year in a row, Roger Wiesmeyer is organizing a birthday celebration for one of music’s greatest geniuses: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This…
Listen / Director Jason Shelton brought Portara Ensemble back to Studio C in advance of the choir’s concert on winter and holiday themes, drawing from classical and American folk traditions. The full performance is at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 10 at Belle Meade United Methodist Church.
On September 9, Nashville Public Radio’s Studio C buzzed all day with live performances from Midstate chamber musicians. The performers ranged from a high school phenomenon to seasoned professionals; their repertoire covered the gamut from Renaissance dance tunes to 19th century classics, even a galloping improvisation for Chinese and Western instruments. If you didn’t have […]
Take one part violin (no, make that electric violin) concerto, one part narrative story about the life cycle of an insect, combine liberally with film projections … that’s essentially the recipe for “Love Song to the Sun.” The collaboration between Nashville violinist and composer Tracy Silverman and video artist Todd Winkler will have its regional […]