classical music http://wamc.org en Nico Muhly's "Aston Magna" Commission http://wamc.org/post/nico-muhlys-aston-magna-commission <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Founded by Lee Elman and the late Albert Fuller, the Aston Magna Music Festival, now under the musical direction of Daniel Stepner, is America’s oldest annual summer festival devoted to music performed on period instruments.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 95058 at http://wamc.org Nico Muhly's "Aston Magna" Commission Classical Music According to Yehuda #132 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-132 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the castrato.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 89552 at http://wamc.org Empire State Youth Orchestra Gala "A Night At The Movies" http://wamc.org/post/empire-state-youth-orchestra-gala-night-movies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Each season, more than 300 talented musicians, ages 9-18, from the greater Capital Region of New York and western New England, enjoy outstanding educational and performance opportunities as members of <a href="http://www.esyo.org/">The Empire State Youth Orchestra</a>.</p><p>This Friday, May 2nd – A Benefit Gala for Empire State Youth Orchestras will take place at the GE Theatre, at Proctors in Schenectady, NY.</p><p>The Gala is called “A Night at the Movies “ – it will be a movie-themed, fun-filled evening, including Red Carpet; Italian Job Safe-Cracking; Ocean’s Eleven Black Jack Table; Silent Auction; music by The Legendary Characters and much more!</p><p>Here to tell us more about that and other May offerings from The Empire State Youth Orchestra is the organization’s Executive Director, Becky Calos.</p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89261 at http://wamc.org Empire State Youth Orchestra Gala "A Night At The Movies" Classical Music According to Yehuda #131 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-131 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the arpeggione.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87988 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra's April 12th Concert At The Palace http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-orchestras-april-12th-concert-palace <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The intoxicating melodies and exotic musical landscapes of Rimsky-Korsakov’s masterpiece – Scheherazade will be presented by the <a href="http://www.albanysymphony.com">Albany Symphony Orchestra</a> on Saturday night at the <a href="http://www.palacealbany.com">Palace Theatre</a> in Albany.</p><p>And that is not all, they will be pairing that piece with Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto - perhaps the greatest American violin concerto of the 20th century, featuring young virtuoso and child prodigy <a href="http://www.simoneporterviolin.com/">Simone Porter</a>.</p><p>Albany Symphony Maestro David Alan Miller and soloist, Simone Porter, join us to tel us more.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87879 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra's April 12th Concert At The Palace Classical Music According to Yehuda #130 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-130 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's <em>Classical Music According to Yehuda</em>, Alan Chartock and <a href="http://www.cewm.org/">Yehuda Hanani</a> discuss the hurdy-gurdy.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 87370 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #130 Albany Symphony Orchestra and Albany Pro Musica Present Dvorak's Stabat Mater http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-orchestra-and-albany-pro-musica-present-dvoraks-stabat-mater <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Albany Symphony Orchestra will present a special performance of Dvorak's monumental choral masterpiece, Stabat Mater, with Albany Pro Musica and four brilliant vocal soloists on April 5 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany, NY.</p><p>Our friend, Maestro David Alan Miller, joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87355 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony Orchestra and Albany Pro Musica Present Dvorak's Stabat Mater Classical Music According to Yehuda #129 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-129 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the cimbalom.</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86384 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #129 Classical Music According to Yehuda #128 http://wamc.org/post/classical-music-according-yehuda-128 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani dicuss the theremin.</p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 86379 at http://wamc.org Classical Music According to Yehuda #128 ESYO At Troy Saving Bank Music Hall And Cathedral Of All Saints http://wamc.org/post/esyo-troy-saving-bank-music-hall-and-cathedral-all-saints <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each season, more than 300 talented musicians, ages 9-18, from the greater Capital Region of New York and western New England, enjoy outstanding educational and performance opportunities as members in one or more of the </span><a href="http://www.esyo.org" style="line-height: 1.5;">Empire State Youth Orchestra’s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> two full orchestras, wind orchestra, string ensemble, two jazz ensembles, and three percussion ensembles.</span></p><p>This Sunday, ESYO will present a concert of Russian music at<a href="http://www.troymusichall.org"> Troy Savings Bank Music Hall</a> and on April 4th they will join the <a href="http://www.thecathedralofallsaints.org/">Cathedral of All Saints</a> in Albany to produce/perform a concert to benefit Northern Rivers.</p><p>Here to tell us more are ESYO’s new Executive Director, Becky Carlos and Music Director, Helen Cha-Pyo.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86184 at http://wamc.org ESYO At Troy Saving Bank Music Hall And Cathedral Of All Saints