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An intimate one act opera blending elements of blues, Romanticism, and musical theater by the ‘Dean of African-American Composers.”
Despite an upturn, William Grant Still’s music remains under-performed. We spoke to Judith Anne Still about her five favorite pieces by her father.
A rich blend of music for calm, conversation, and of course, caffeine.
The season begins on June 15 with artistic director and principal conductor Carlos Kalmar leading music of Mozart, Wagner, and Price.
Music director Riccardo Muti will conduct music by Beethoven, Price, Glass, and Montgomery while welcoming guest artists like Anne-Sophie Mutter, Leif Ove Andsnes, and Mitsuko Uchida.
The CSO announces an array of concerts from September to January.
The ensemble’s return to live performance features four programs which all will be conducted by artistic director and principal conductor Scott Speck.
All weekend long, WFMT will be honoring Memorial Day in music. Check out these highlights that you won’t want to miss.
In observance of Juneteenth, WFMT is sharing music by Black composers and performers throughout the day.
A full day of classical music from the perspectives of Black composers, instrumentalists, singers, and conductors.
It will mark Muti’s tenth-anniversary season as music director as well as the 250th birthday of Beethoven. Muti conducts all of Beethoven’s symphonies over the course of the season, culminating in the triumphant Symphony No. 9 in June 2020.
Though African Americans have faced oppression throughout American history and the arts, Black composers’ contributions to music have been nothing short of history-changing.
As you fire up the grill, we have the perfect soundtrack for you: some of our favorite American works, from classics like Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue to modern masterpieces like John Adams’ City Noir.