classical music

    

  The intoxicating melodies and exotic musical landscapes of Rimsky-Korsakov’s masterpiece – Scheherazade will be presented by the Albany Symphony Orchestra on Saturday night at the Palace Theatre in Albany.

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 Simone Porter.

Albany Symphony Maestro David Alan Miller and soloist, Simone Porter, join us to tel us more.

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

    

  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.

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

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

 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.

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

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

   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.

    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.

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