West-Eastern Divan Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony No. 6
Happy Belated Birthday, Franz Schubert! January 31, 1792 –
Belated Happy Birthday Wilhelm Furtwängler! (Jan. 25 1886 – Nov. 30, 1954)
Happy Birthday, Mozart!
Happy Birthday George Balanchine!
How Did Mozart Really Die?
Happy Birthday (we think), Beethoven!
Government violence toward peaceful demonstrators is not new: the American military assault on the Bonus Army 1932
Dec. 10, 1967 Otis Redding’s plane crashes in Lake Monona
Happy Birthday, Jean Sibelius! (Dec. 8, 1865 – Sep. 20, 1957)
220th Anniversary of Mozart’s Death
The Only Footage of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes Discovered Mislabeled in Film Archive
Rudolph Nureyev Put Beauty of the Male Body In Spotlight
Happy Birthday Friedrich Nietzche!
Maria Yudina Contra Stalin
Beethoven Rolls Over In His Grave as Furtwängler Shakes Hands With Goebbels Following Magnificent Performance of 9th Symphony 1942
Happy Birthday, Dmitri Shostakovich!
The REAL Death Panel – the GOP
David Munrow and the Early Music Movement
Something There is That Doesn’t Love a Wall: Mstislav Rostropovich Plays Bach
Cello Suites During the Fall of the Berlin Wall 1989
Marian Anderson Breaks the Color Barier 1939
Daniel Barenboim and His Project of Mutual Understanding: The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra “We are an orchestra against ignorance”
The Right Wing Wants to Do Away with Art – It Will Never Happen. Art
Belongs to the People!
The REAL Black Swan – Maya Plisetskaya 1947 Debut
La Divina: Maria Callas live in Verdi’s Il Trovatore 1958
Defrag with Glenn Gould’s Bach
Mozart: Political Subversive Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
The Enchanting David Oistrakh Performs Debussy’s Clair de lune
Sviatoslav Richter Confronts Chopin Etudes: Mastery, Passion, and Poetry
Music and Politics – Do They Mesh?
The Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss: A Guide for the Listener