Tags » Classical Music

A Poem On The Huizhong Peony Battered By The Rain

“When I wrote the Berceuse”, Chopin told me, “ I was dreaming of many things. I had just read a book from the East called the… 517 more words

Chinese Poetry

Audio: Daniele Duchenne: Scarlatti

00:00 Sonata in C major, K. 72, L. 401
02:22 Sonata in A-flat major, K. 127, L. 186
08:11 Sonata in F major, K. 525, L. 52 more words

Classical Music

Un Ballo in Maschera Dress Rehearsal RSVP

This is the last dress rehearsal of the season! This Friday April 28th we will be going to FGO’s Un Ballo in Maschera by Verdi! If you would like some more info on the opera please click… 76 more words

Opera

My Sense of Bach-Marcello

This composition is quite important for me. Every time I listen it, I find myself in a sort of a tale that both I want to be a part of and I I want to escape from. 222 more words

Bach

Kodály: Missa Brevis - a mass "in tempore belli"

The next concert of Highgate Choral Society on Saturday, 6 May 2017 has a mixed programme. The first part of the concert features English and Italian music. 1,422 more words

Music

Making beautiful music together for more than 70 years

The composer and pianist György Kurtág and his wife, Marta Kurtág, a piano virtuoso, are two of the most important figures in the music scene of the last 100 years. 74 more words

Curiosities

Things visible and invisible

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey has become so iconic and cemented in its status as a classic that it’s easy to forget that it originally opened to very mixed reviews, with as many critics finding it a pretentious mess as those who found it brilliant. 1,940 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents