There used to be just films – films with a beginning and an ending.
Classic Mornings Blog
Some people have a hidden life. I came upon an article in which Hungarian conductor Adam Fischer talked about having a “Haydn life.”
I can’t believe it. Max is 80! It almost seemed like yesterday that he was here, sitting in the studio and chatting with me.
Is there such a thing as a musical fragrance?
It has received a bit of attention as a classical music video of sorts.
I had to look twice at the announcement.
We reached our fiscal year end goal. Thank you for your generous support. You’re quite a team!
It’s a convenient and logical thing for listeners to do, particularly listeners who are new to classical music. They associate the names of conductors with orchestras or ensembles, for example Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic or Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. It seems to bring a little order to the world of classical music that’s heavily populated with the names of composers and performers.
There’s just a bit of a problem with that.
It’s not exactly the Stanley Cup or NBA playoffs, the French Open or the World Cup. That doesn’t mean it hasn’t had its own share of excitement and surprises.
From time to time, I catch myself listening to the Weekend Edition Sunday puzzle segment with puzzlemaster Will Shortz, the New York Times’ crossword puzzle editor.