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BramwellTovey

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra opened its 2016-17 season this past weekend with an impressive programme consisting of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Stravinsky’s...
NicholasMcCarthy

Nicholas McCarthy became the first one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music. He is now a professional concert pianist and you...
Furious Seasons

The fifth album from California-based folk-pop group The Furious Seasons offers an effective combination of carefully crafted storytelling lyrics accompanied by a mellow and...
Louvre

For most people attending an orchestral performance, the thought of big data is probably the last thing on their minds.Tuileries Garden and Louvre....
Beta blockers

Hands shaking, heart racing, a feeling of self-doubt, memory slips and inability to focus, you know the drill. These are some of the most...
Burns

Scottish poet Robert Burns is known around the world for his songs. How could you celebrate New Year’s Eve without singing along to Auld...

A Russian marksman chose some unusual instruments to perform the Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony: a pair of handguns.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNFlAzVhSVwThe footage shows Vitaly...
Bach Memorial

Markus Rathey, an associate professor at Yale University, recently published a 432-page book on one of Johann Sebastian Bach’s most famous pieces: the Christmas...
Woman listens to music

We’ve reported here before how the growth in streaming music is changing listening habits and having a major impact on musicians themselves.A woman...
JuliaWolfe

Julia Wolfe has become the first composer since 2003 to secure a prestigious MacArthur Grant, a prize worth $625,000 over five years awarded to...