How does a composer write a symphony? Chances are, the first and last movements are in Sonata-Allegro form. So….what the heck does that mean? Find out in this video!
Pianist Dominic Cheli joins me for our first “5 Favorite Things” of 2021!
The best Tchaikovsky piece you don’t (yet) know!
What does composing sound like? Here are my ideas about a few spots where Beethoven gives us a glimpse into his process.
Visit with a few Most Valuable Players in three great orchestral works.
If you wanna watch a movie about Ludwig….where to start? I give you the lowdown on 4 of the best movies about the master.
Get the readers digest version of the plot of Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.”
New York City inspires a chamber orchestra overture from Prokofiev.
Overindulge in these examples of tipsy moments in classical music.
“A Night at the Opera.” Belgium’s revolution gets a boost from a politically charged performance
One of those gems that we don’t get to hear in the full orchestra programs.
A look at one tree in the forest of classical music branding