WV Symphony: Preview Video

WV Symphony Maestro Grant Cooper's video preview for the symphony's upcoming Celebrating Lyricism performances... http://youtu.be/-Mmj3TMLkRM WVSO Celebrating Lyricism Schedule: Thurs, October 16 • 7:30pm - Fairmont, WV (304-367-4240) Fri, October 17 • 8:00pm - Charleston, WV Sat, October 18 • 8:00pm - Charleston, WV Sun, October 19 • 3:00pm - Parkersburg, WV WV Symphony Official... Continue Reading →

Introducing The Frozen North…

The Frozen North's debut single, Origin/Electric Mistress, is a lovely, haunting, electro-classical instrumental work. A relatively new Warsaw band, The Frozen North features guitarist Neil Milton, a.k.a. the man behind Scottish/Polish indie label, Too Many Fireworks, and last year's fantastic Variations on Chopin collection. http://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=2292758108/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/artwork=small/transparent=true/ Buy @ Amazon Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

The Flying Dutchman’s World Cup Goal

In case you missed Robin Van Persie's gravity-defying World Cup goal during the Spain vs. The Netherlands match, here's the video. Editor Vic was a Spain fan, but The Flying Dutchman won her over... and here's the Wagner piece that inspired his nickname...

Sir Mix-A-Lot & Seattle Symphony: Baby Got Back Live

Two of my fave things: classical music and one hit wonders! Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot surprised the classical crowd at a recent Seattle Symphony performance by joining the orchestra for a lively, string-accented version of his hit "Baby Got Back" and bringing some of the female audience members on stage to dance....

Christophe​r Lydon: Mahler Feature

By: Brendan Christopher Lydon - subject of Dresden Dolls - is back on radio and recently hosted a feature on Mahler's Symphony No. 9. You can download the symphony through Classic Cat (mp3 download page).

Various Artists: Variations of Chopin

Variations of Chopin is a compilation featuring modern interpretations of works by my favorite classical composer, Fryderyk Chopin. Released by the small Scottish (by way of Poland) indie label Too Many Fireworks, Variations of Chopin puts an ambient and electro-pop spin on Chopin's classical melodies. The album is bookended by interpretations of "Prelude Op. 28... Continue Reading →

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