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Sam Haywood: Beethoven on Haydn's piano

In this clip, Sam Haywood performs Beethoven’s first piano sonata, which is dedicated to his teacher, Joseph Haydn.


Love can bring out the best in all of us

I am slightly hesitant to betray my sappy side, but there’s nothing quite like a love letter. I mean the good old-fashioned, handwritten kind.

I don’t claim to have the finger on the pulse of modern romance, but I assume the majority of it is done though Tinder, texting and Facebook. 532 more words

Local Arts

Old and new: $5.5-million violin and sheet of steel boost WSO concert

WSO Masterworks: Beethoven Squared

Saturday, 8 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre. Pre-concert talk, 7 p.m. Advance tickets $42 to $65, or $46 to $68 at the door. 679 more words

Local News

Listening - Day 42

This week, we enjoy listening to one of the great giants in music: Ludwig van Beethoven. Around 1800­-1802, Beethoven experienced devastating internal turmoil in trying to come to terms with his hearing loss. 59 more words


Amati Quartet makes Haydn shine in weekend concert

The Amati Quartet plays like they want you to love the music of Joseph Haydn as much as they clearly do.

After releasing a new album of his compositions in September, the group gave an intimate performance at Knox United Church Saturday night. 374 more words