classical music

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Albany Symphony Orchestra and Albany Pro Musica Present Dvorak's Stabat Mater

    

  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.

Our friend, Maestro David Alan Miller, joins us to tell us more.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #129

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the cimbalom.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #128

Léon Theremin

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani dicuss the theremin.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Wed March 19, 2014

ESYO At Troy Saving Bank Music Hall And Cathedral Of All Saints

 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 Empire State Youth Orchestra’s two full orchestras, wind orchestra, string ensemble, two jazz ensembles, and three percussion ensembles.

This Sunday, ESYO will present a concert of Russian music at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and on April 4th they will join the Cathedral of All Saints in Albany to produce/perform a concert to benefit Northern Rivers.

Here to tell us more are ESYO’s new Executive Director, Becky Carlos and Music Director, Helen Cha-Pyo.

Arts & Culture
11:30 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #127

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the glass harmonica. 

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Arts & Culture
11:30 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #126

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss musical instruments and ethno-musicology.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Albany Symphony Orchestra's March 1st And 2nd Concerts At Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

   This Saturday and Sunday at 7:30pm and 3pm respectively, The Grammy Award winning Albany Symphony Orchestra will take the stage at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall – presenting a program that will feature Stravinsky’s Octet for Winds, Joan Tower’s Rapids for Piano and Orchestra, a world premier from Connor Brown, and Beethoven’s 3rd Symphony.

The orchestra will be joined by pianist Blair McMillen and will -of course- be lead by Maestro David Alan Miller – who joins us now to tell us more.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #125

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the human, Ludwig Van Beethoven versus the romantic myth of Beethoven.

Arts & Culture
11:25 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #124

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss 19th Century piano music.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Tue February 11, 2014

The Musicians Of Ma'alwyck Present "Despite All Obstacles Of Nature: Composers With Hearing Loss"

      Musicians of Ma’alwyck is a flexible-size chamber ensemble in residence at the Schuyler Mansion New York State Historic Site and Schenectady County Community College. This week, the group is performing a program entitled "Despite all Obstacles of Nature: Composers with Hearing Loss."

Featured on the concert are works of Beethoven, Smetana, Faure and the world premiere of a work by Richard Einhorn written expressly for Musicians of Ma'alwyck and this concert.

Between pieces, letters of all of the composers will be read that describe their utter despair, sense of loss of credibility and ultimate triumph over their affliction. Each of the works was written after their deafness had begun to descend.

Violinist and director Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz joins us to tell us more.

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