This Animated Video Explains Why Mozart Was One of the Best Procrastinators
"Mozart led a hectic life — he was basically an overcommitted freelancer,” says Josh Davidoff, program coordinator at 92nd Street Y in New York.
South Africa mourns anti-apartheid trombonist Jonas Gwangwa
Tributes are pouring in for South Africa's Oscar-nominated anti-apartheid jazz trombonist and composer Jonas Gwangwa, who has died at the age of 83.
Video | An All-French Concert From Violinist Rannveig Marta Sarc & Pianist Victor Asunción
On a frosty January afternoon, violinist Rannveig Marta Sarc and pianist Victor Asunción joined forces for a concert of French classical music from the turn of the 20th century.
Bach, Borge, Biden: Ed O’Keefe, the CBS News White House Correspondent Who Came To Play
From the age of 3, CBS News political correspondent Ed O’Keefe toiled at a keyboard—not in typing, as unintended preparation for his 13 years at the Washington Post, but in studying classical piano.
CSO Cancels Remainder of 2020-21 Season
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra today announced the cancellation of all 2020-21 season programs from April 1 to June 13, 2021, extending cancellations that had been announced previously.
Luisi’s term with Dallas Symphony extended through 2028-29
Luisi was hired in June 2018 to start as music director with the 2020-21 season, succeeding Jaap van Zweden, who became the music director of the NY Philharmonic.
Delayed Kennedy Center Honors to be rescheduled for mid-May
The honorees are country music legend Garth Brooks, dancer and actress Debbie Allen, violin virtuoso Midori, folk music icon Joan Baez and actor Dick Van Dyke.
The Modern Musical Dynasty: Kanneh-Mason Family Performs Saint-Saëns, Bob Marley
There have been many musical dynasties throughout history – think of the Bach and Strauss families. Today, we have a new dynasty in the making with the Kanneh-Masons: seven brothers and sisters, all of whom play either violin, piano, or cello.
Video | Paula Kosower & Kuang-Hao Huang Play Nadia Boulanger, Debussy, Beethoven Live
From the Chicago Cultural Center, cellist Paul Kosower and collaborative pianist Kuang-Hao Huang present works of Nadia Boulanger, Claude Debussy, and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Conductor Simon Rattle to leave London post for Munich
The two organizations said Monday that the acclaimed conductor will become the German orchestra's chief conductor in 2023.
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