Arts and Culture
Percy Grainger was born in Australia in 1882. Until recently, he was pegged as a lightweight because of his folk song arrangements. Recent releases reveal a more serious side, one that’s funny and sad, reflective and violent.
Music fans love to meet performers, but I'm thrilled to make contact with composers. They're making music out of thin air using pure imagination. One of my fond memories of the late Richard Gladwell is seeing his face suffused with pleasure as he told of meeting composer Ralph Vaughan Williams decades ago at a concert in London. Williams' music is a cornerstone of twentie
Thu, 07/29/2010 - 6:00am
Classical 91.5 morning host Brenda Tremblay speaks with Glimmerglass Opera’s incoming executive director Francesca Zambello.
The last roll of Kodachrome film ever produced went to world renowned photographer Steve McCurry.
Summer gives you the chance to enjoy music in unusual settings. Lakes. Woods. Corn fields. Festivals are popping up all over the region. Last week I had the privilege of seeing four operas at Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown and interviewing the incoming director, Francesca Zambello.
Sun, 08/08/2010 - 9:00pm
Literary whimsy becomes murderous reality with the death of a Czech barmaid.