How Do You Loan a Stradivarius?
Explore how rare Stradivarius violins, often owned by foundations or wealthy individuals, are loaned to musicians through intermediaries like the Stradivari Society of Chicago.
Pulsations: New Album From Angele Dubeau and La Pieta
"Pulsations" is the latest album by violinist Angele Dubeau and her all-female ensemble, La Pieta. The album features works from composers like Arnalds, Einaudi, Armstrong, and Richter.
What Happens When a Violinist Breaks a String?
Explore the Chapman Challenge where Alan discusses what happens when a violinist breaks a string during a performance, citing examples from renowned musicians.
An Entire City Must “Shh!”
Explore how Cremona, home to the world's finest violins, strives to preserve their unique sound amidst the challenges of a bustling medieval town.
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Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Cello
Explore the versatile world of the cello, likened to the human voice for its range. Discover famous cellists and their music, from Bach to AC/DC. The cello truly rocks!
Open Ears: The Endlessly Unfolding Story of Margaret Bonds
Explore the underappreciated life and work of Margaret Bonds, a pioneering Black composer and pianist, whose music is still being discovered 46 years after her death.
Classical Californians: James Conlon
This week's Classical Californian is James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera
“Trio”: Three Upcoming SoCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week
Explore upcoming events this week in Southern California...
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Viola
Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.