10 Greatest Classical Performances All Times: When it comes to performance art, there are 10 greatest classical performances all times according to Yahoo as written by Wendy Dawn. Performance art is different from the performing arts because a performance art is not a symphony, a play, or not even a dance. It is a single […]
Top 10 Plays for Theater Newcomers
About.com Guide writer Wade Bradford lists down the top 10 plays for theater newcomers: 1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare This is one of the most popular plays by Shakespeare. The audience will enjoy this fantasy-themed play about fairies and mixed-up-lovers presented in a fun and lighter plot. 2. The Miracle Worker, William Gibson […]
Meets Trumpeter Eric Robins – Great East-West Music Across the Globe
Trumpet trekker Eric Robins loves tooting his trumpet. As soon as he puts his trumpet on his lips, a vibrant melody brightens the entire room.
10 Songs NPR Can’t Stop Playing
Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can’t Stop Playing :excerptend tags: :end keyword: *NPR Heavy Rotation Series, NPR Public Radio, :start status: draft date: October , 2013
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Why Write Symphonies? ONLY Symphonic Literature Can Move Us
“Why write symphonies,” a Pulitzer winner asks – and explains why: In 2007, one day before the premiere of his Violin Concerto, Kevin Puts was interviewed by a journalist. The journalist asked over lunch, “So why do you write in these old forms, the symphony, the concerto…?” Kevin then Puts explained to the journalist that […]
Top 10 Best Known Classical Melodies (video)
Top 10 Best Known Classical Melodies: Classical music should be placed in a pedestal. This countdown of the top 10 best known classical melodies is for those who enjoy the genre. 10. Overture to William Tell, Gioachino Rossini An overture that is 12 minutes long, divided into 4 parts: depiction of the storm, the morning […]
Does Digital Technology Enhance Live Classical Performances?
Does digital technology divert or enhance the musical experience of today’s concert-goers? Author-cum-critic Ivan Hewett has singled out two concerts by two luminaries of the contemporary music scene for their modern take on the live classical performance. They caught his fancy, not for the usual reason that they were an exceptional display of artistic talent, […]
Infinite Interest in Beethoven’s 5th Symphony (Guide)
*Beethoven’s 5th Symphony* is the most influential symphonic creation of all time. Tom Service points out that the 5th Symphony is so familiar today that we fail to even hear the notes properly. We should never lose sight of what symphony’s real purpose is.
Shen Yun Brings ‘Journey to the West’ Tales to Life
Discover the epic tale Journey to the West as it shines in this entertaining and timeless dance performance. This work was published in the 16th century by Wu Cheng’en and is performed at Shen Yun Performing Arts, the critically acclaimed music company and introduces the world to the fantastical tales of the Monkey King as […]
7 Differences between Ballet and Classical Chinese Dance
Much like classical ballet, classical Chinese dance is one of the most complex forms of dance in the world. Relatively unheard of in the world of Western dance until a few years ago, this dance has become more popular since Shen Yun Performing Arts opened in New York in 2006. You may be surprised to […]