Lined with gondola-filled canals, stunning architecture, and mystical glass, Venice has enchanted visitors for centuries with its multi-layered history and culture.
With its newfound position of wealth, Seville became a cultural and financial powerhouse, especially the Seville cathedral.
The philosophical, scholarly, and creative thinkers of the 17th and 18th-century period we call the Enlightenment looked back to the Ancients to inspire their forward-looking science and art.
A commemoration of the Book of Esther, Purim celebrations are best known today for their gift-giving and wild costume parties.
What do the Mardi Gras parades of New Orleans, the famous Carnival of Venice, and the Jewish holiday Purim all have in common? Why, costumes, of course!
When we think of music in Vienna, names such as Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss, and Schoenberg might come to mind.
This week on Harmonia, we explore what Playford describes as an honorable and courageous instrument: the oboe.
Wind bands have been tickling our ears for centuries, in war, on the athletic field, and in the concert hall.
“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” But, what does one listen to when in Rome?
Prodigies inspire and amaze us. Often, they accomplish things in their teenage years that most of us cannot hope to achieve in a lifetime.