Posts tagged Dmitri Shostakovich

October 27, 2011

 

for jack o'lanterns sit lit on a wet surface in the dark

BOO! Five Creepy Halloween Classics

With works ranging from bizarre and eerie to the downright depressing, this Halloween playlist comes out of the darkest shadows of classical music.

April 1, 2011

 

Faerie's Aire and Death Waltz score

Celebrate April Fools Day With Five Mirthful Masterpieces

Classical music has a reputation for being very, very serious stuff. These five pieces reveal that some clever composers had a few tricks up their sleeves.

February 18, 2010

 

Esprit: The Camerata Orchestra

"As the orchestra learns about my style, my body cues, they are feeling out one another as well. It’s a bit of mutual discovery.”

May 27, 2009

 

Sol Gabetta: Cantabile and Shostakovich

Sol Gabetta's fourth CD, "Cantabile", was released simultaneously with her third in September of 2008. So for this week, we'll take a listen to both of them.

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