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dmitry morozov conducts robot orchestra

This week we’ve showcased the future of classical music in a variety of ways including a 21st century piano designed in Hungary. The trek...
mindfulness opera lost in thought

This September, the Barbican and The Mahogany Opera Group will launch Lost In Thought, the world's first "mindfulness opera", BBC reports. For those unfamiliar...
Thomas Jefferson playing violin - Illustration by Randy Jones

His violin studies as a young man paid off during his courtship of his future wife, Martha Skelton. While she sang and played the...
franz liszt and his women

In 1820, at age nine, Franz Liszt performed at his first public concert. Like Mozart, he went on to amaze audiences across Europe with...
mozart composing don giovanni

Despite a few drinks in his system, or perhaps because of them, Mozart managed to compose a masterful overture the night before “Don Giovanni’s”...
young joshua bell masterclass with ivan galamian

This video of young Joshua Bell playing for famous teacher Ivan Galamian gives a great lesson to students, teachers and parents. It shows us...
philadephia orchestra 100 flutes

The dynamic impact of music in communities is illustrated brilliantly by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Their PlayINs allows instrumentalists to join the orchestra in unique...
Daniel Johns on piano with a harpist and a disco ball present a unique take on Smells Like Teen Spirit. Picture: YouTube.

The song that launched grunge rock into the mainstream is arguably Nirvana’s 1991 hit Smells Like Teen Spirit. Transforming the Seattle-based rock trio into...
Giovanni Varelli is credited with finding the piece while studying at St John’s College in Cambridge.

While the discovery of the earliest piece of polyphonic music in London does not date back to the BC era of history, it does...
piano of the future boganyi

In the 1970s and 1980s, people were imagining what things in our present day would look like. Movies like Back To The Future envisioned...