With works ranging from bizarre and eerie to the downright depressing, this Halloween playlist comes out of the darkest shadows of classical music.
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.
"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.”
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.
The Bloomington Symphony presents "Jazz in the Concert Hall," A program featuring works by George Gershwin, David Baker, Antonin Dvorak and Dmitri Shostakovich.
This week we turn the clock back 13 years. In 1996, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir released the CD “An American Heritage of Spirituals” under conductor Albert McNeil.
Our classical recording this week features 22 year-old British violinist Chloë Hanslip and pianist Caspar Frantz performing Antonio Bazzini's works for violin and piano.
Pianist Kori Bond presents a complete recording of the Op. 97 Preludes and Fugues of Dmitri Shostakovich.