The Indianapolis Early Music Festival hosts the Baltimore Consort.
Spreading a little love of classical music in the month of February.
Recent recordings have given a lot of emphasis to Vivaldi’s music for the violin. This week let’s take different route.
As the trumpet was resurrected in the middle Baroque, so was the pairing of the trumpet and voice. Listen to recordings of Italian masterworks for the pairing.
Three of early music’s most celebrated musicians on one CD! Rebel: Violin Sonatas was released 10 years ago, but stands the test of time.
The last thing anyone needs is ANOTHER recording of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, right? Not necessarily.
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.
Leroy Anderson is a name you don't normally hear outside of the Christmas season. He's probably best known for his holiday classics like "Sleigh Ride" and "Bugler's Holiday", but he was no one trick pony. Anderson composed well over 60 concert works, many of them programmatic in nature with themes ranging from The Typewriter to the songs of Scotland.
As part of the Artsweek celebration, The Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra will make their first Bloomington appearance with a musical tour of Europe. Martie Perry of the IBO explains what listeners can expect to hear during the performance.
Antonio Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons" has been a staple of violin and string repertoire since its composition. Many virtuosi have cut their teeth on this charming set of four violin concertos, including Indiana native, Joshua Bell. WFIU's Annie Corrigan has more.