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Carl's Morning Quiz: Igor Stravinsky’s Ebony Concerto was composed in 1946. It was premiered by a famous clarinetist and bandleader in 1946 in Carnegie Hall in New York. Who commissioned and first performed Stravinsky's Ebony Concerto? Answer >>
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Hear Susan Tang in a recital given during the 2012-2013 Jewel Box Concerts at Northeastern Illinois University. Dr. Tang studied at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York and currently teaches at NEIU. There will be four recitals offered for on-demand listening from NEIU’s 2012-2013 season. more...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of music’s most loved, most influential, and most polarizing composers. With his music dramas, Richard Wagner boldly abandons convention; he pursues a vision that reaches beyond 19th century concepts of structure, harmony, orchestration (even inventing new instruments); beyond social mores—beyond anything that more... more...
A WFMT favorite "comes home" to perform on Live from WFMT. The Ukrainian-born pianist, Inna Faliks, was brought to the U.S. at the age of 10 by her mother. She was a student of the late Emilio del Rosario more...
Little "Halie" Jackson was a singer for as long as she could remember, but some folks at church didn't think so. In fact, they were troubled by the liberties she took with the good old hymns. When her mother died, the care of 5-year-old Halie and her brother, Peter, went to extended family. There were thirteen of them, living in a three-room home more...
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“Look and Listen,” a festival of new music performed in art galleries, kicked off its 12th season with a concert at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery on Friday.
Both suspects in the killing of a serving soldier in London were known to security services, senior Whitehall sources confirm to the BBC.
A man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones in a sexually motivated attack tells a court he is not a paedophile.
Five men are arrested after a child tells of being sexually assaulted at a children's nursery in Worcestershire.
Gál: Symphony No 2
Beethoven: Complete Quartets, Vol 1
Brooklyn Rider: A Walking Fire
Mercury Classics B0018309-02
Ian Bostridge Sings Britten
EMI Classics 33430-2
Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol 2