The Elgar concerto is one of the most beloved works in the classic cello repertoire. It is the last major work of the composer and one frequently described as contemplative, reflective and elegiac.
Read Whole Story
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...
One of the great places to hear chamber music during the summer is at the Music Academy of the West, in the sleepy town of Montecito up the coast from Los Angeles.
This isn't your mother's classical music video.
The above is a contemporary-styled video complete with gyrating dancers who would seem more at home...
I was with my 95-year-old friend Adelaide the other night. I always learn from all 9.5 of her decades when we are together. She took me to see Manfr...
I've missed living in Berkeley but on Monday evening, sitting in Prague, I got to get close to her again. And I thought I would simply burst with pride.
It's a city full of music, but don't worry about ordering concert tickets in advance. Prague has concert venues like New York City has Starbucks -- on every other corner and ready to welcome you.
Steve Earle spoke to me from Liuzza's in New Orleans, where he had just ordered a Po Boy, and where he is currently filming the second season of HBO's Treme.
No matter the season, romance -- in every sense of the word -- continues to endure. If you're lucky, maybe a musical memory or two might tag along for the ride.
Feb. 18th; Irvine Presbyterian Church, 7:30pm
4445 Alton Parkway
Irvine, CA 92604-4705
When I heard the Russian-American pianist Pav...
Programs with the YouTube Orchestra, Dudamel and Lang Lang make it seem as if this classic hall is shedding its restraints.
The Dvorak keyboard layout, though around for decades, is as little-known among the general typing population as it is passionately embraced by its de...
Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer personalized content or advertisements. Learn more.