Superbowl advertisers turned to classical composers to help them sell carbonated beverages (with Rossini's William Tell Overture), a new TV series (cue Carl Orff's Carmina Burana), cars (via John Williams' The Empire Strikes Back) and bright orange chips which may not be the healthiest thing for you or your dog. In my opinion, the juxtaposition of Verdi's Requiem with a slow-motion, runni
The Last Sunday after Epiphany is celebrated in many churches as the Feast of the Transfiguration – the vision of the glory of Christ on the mountaintop before the season of Lenten devotion. Tune in for glorious music from the Renaissance to the 20th century.
The relationship between very young and gifted classical pianists and their art is explored in this perceptive documentary.