Karen Kohler has started a campaign to fund her double album LITTLE DEATH: Songs of Coming and Going. In her request she writes: “You dear Friends in Canada, Germany, France, England, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Rumania, Trinidad, India, Japan, Thailand, Singapore, South Africa and Australia – I hope you’ll make your pledges this week! Tell people you know who [...]
REDCAT in LA presents: VLN & VLA, featuring Malcolm Goldstein
LOS ANGELES, CA—REDCAT, CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, presents VLN & VLA, featuring violin virtuoso Malcolm Goldstein. This epic concert of music for solo, ensemble and concerto violin and viola, gathers internationally acclaimed string musicians to perform an exhilarating array of new, recent and older works. Curating [...]
CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, presents two nights of music celebrating living legend Christian Wolff (picture).
For 60 years, Christian Wolff has been at the center of composing’s avant-garde, working alongside such figures as John Cage, Merce Cunningham and Cornelius Cardew. Two extraordinary performances by The Formalist Quartet and other acclaimed new music players, will [...]
Classical Movements announces the second concert of the brand new Serenade! International Choral Series.
It features the pristine vocal sounds of Calmus Ensemble Leipzig in concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Old Town Alexandria on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 7:30 pm.
For their concert program, Calmus has decided to bring a little bit of Germany to the United States, along [...]
The Austrian Cultural Forum is pleased to present this recital by young Austrian pianist Christoph Traxler on Wednesday 20, 7.30 PM.
This performance at the ACFNY concludes his US tour and will feature a program coupling Beethoven’s earlier sonatas with works by Christoph Ehrenfellner (2012) and Hanns Jelinek (1948).
In addition to frequent solo recitals, Traxler performs regularly with [...]
For 40 years the Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition has proved to be the starting point for some of the most successful opera singers of our time. Founded in 1973 by the late Viennese-born doctor Loren L. Zachary and his admirably engaged wife Nedra, this vocal competition has long been ranked among the leading [...]
Every Word Means a Universe
On May 18, just ten days shy of his 87th birthday, the world-renowned baritone died at his home in Bavaria. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who recorded over 400 albums, and whose repertoire included more than 3000 art songs, first entered the opera scene in 1948, performing the role of Marquis Posa in Verdi’s [...]
By Cecilia Cloughly
From time immemorial, there have been musicians and shamans who brought some form of music to all societies around the world. One can imagine hunters chanting the successes of the hunt around a bonfire as well as women singing to pass the time as they worked. We all wonder about the poet [...]
Singer Tim Bendzko is Germany’s new golden boy in the music scene. The newcomer won the German music award “Echo” and his album reached #4 in the German music charts. Read his songtexts here in German and English.
Practice your German listening skills and tune into his most popular song “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten”.
We are used to hearing the legendary Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the few orchestras in the world that pick their conductor and not the other way around playing music like this emperors march. But sometimes music from another empire is heard in Schönbrunn.