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 […]
Each day on 91Classical, amid the variety of the day’s playlist, we offer a handful of featured selections at set times:
In Around the Sun, harpist Kirsten Agresta Copely takes you on a journey through a year’s cycle via soundscape. The album releases Friday January 31.
Parker Ramsay and Arnie Tanimoto’s instruments may not be that old, but they’re built in the style used 400 or so years ago. The combination of harp and viola da gamba, while pleasant, was indeed surprising.
With over 400 years of history behind the orchestra, arts administrator Aubrey Bergauer is looking to the future. She’ll be at Vanderbilt Blair School of Music next week to discuss the 21st-century solutions she’s been applying to audience building.
Much ado is made about the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart every year by Mozart in Nashville in their annual concert. This year they brought a quartet by the classical composer on a different birthday: that of Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, the man who cataloged Mozart’s music.
As cellist Maya Beiser prepares to perform The Day with dancer Wendy Whalen in Nashville with OZ Arts, she has also released her album Blackstar, which reimagines music of David Bowie into a cello concerto. She also took the time to answer six questions about how she sees music, how she breaks away from all […]
Ludwig van Beethoven turns 250 this year. 2020 will inevitably be filled with performances of his music, and scholarship about his life and influence. But first, we thought it was time to indulge in a little fun by enjoying some of the fictional portrayals of the man onscreen.
Family of Nashville resident Kirk Jordan got in touch with 91Classical when we began promoting our presentation of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors in partnership with Nashville Opera on Live in Studio C. Jordan had played the title role on NBC every Christmas Eve from 1956-1958, and his performance was rebroadcast for […]
In this special extended episode of Live In Studio C, Nashville Opera presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera Amahl and the Night Visitors in its entirety.