There’s a certain mythology around the composers of yesteryear. But ever wonder what it’s like to be a classical music composer in this day and age? According to American composers Lowell Liebermann, Kenneth Fuchs and Mohammed Fairouz, it’s an incredibly … Continued
Airing October 17 at 7 pm ET on Symphony Hall, Channel 76. I’ve heard Oh Danny Boy sung at boxing matches, weddings and funerals. Friends have sung it sitting around the kitchen table, and I like scheduling it occasionally on … Continued
There are three ways to program classical music on the radio – my way, your way and the wrong way. [caption id=”” align=”alignright” width=”300″] The above is regarded by historians as the most accurate surviving likeness of Mozart, painted when … Continued
Open your day with one of rock’s all-time great bands, grind through the work hours by catching up on what happened on Dexter, Breaking Bad and the Emmy Awards, and then wrap up a long Monday with an AFC West … Continued
Back in the proverbial day, the designation “maestro” meant teacher first, and leader second. Over time, however, the term somehow merged to mean leader of orchestras. These days, just about everyone who waves a stick in front of an orchestra … Continued
It was a funny and special treat on SiriusXM Pops when classical duo Igudesman & Joo covered the Gloria Gaynor smash “I Will Survive” live in the SiriusXM Washington, DC studios. Listen closely for the “score” of other disco hits … Continued
Grunge meets grace and classic meets classical in this powerful performance at the SiriusXM Pops studios. Listen to strings burning as indie duo 2CELLOS slam their way through Nirvana’s biggest hit.