Today we will answer a question from our audience: How can I learn more about classical music? Where do I go? Where do I look?
Today we will answer a question from our audience: Is there anyone making classical music nowadays? Who are they, and what might be their story?
Today we will discuss the five orchestral pieces that changed how we listen to music. Perhaps the most important pieces of symphonic music?
The word “orchestra” comes from ancient Greece and originally meant the place where the chorus sang, danced, and played their instruments. The term slowly evolved to mean the players themselves.
The term classical music became a commonplace. It is often used to differentiate the many genres we assume as ‘folk’ from the music we associate with concert halls and opera houses, made with instruments developed over centuries by performers elegantly dressed, the making of it surrounded by a silent audience.
Today I want to answer one of the most common questions from our audience: Why conductors need a stick?
Today I want to answer a question that haunts almost everyone in a concert hall in the world: When do you clap?
Today I want to answer the question that perhaps I get the most when I’m talking about classical music with our audiences: How long does it take to prepare before a concert?