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Prokofiev. Greatest Powerhouse of the 20th Century!

Our guest artist, Alon Goldstein and his thoughts on Prokofiev. German culture – it’s strong influence and how composers found new sources of inspiration.  This whole …

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Brahms. Sunny, Pastoral and Hair-Raising!

SUNNY.  PASTORAL. HAIR-RAISING! Okay, Johannes Brahms.  Johannes Brahms is one of classical music’s grumpiest composers so he really just had a problem with other people.  …

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Mozart No. 40 …. High-Voltage Drama!

Mozart High-Voltage Drama! Mozart was a fast worker.  In the summer of 1788, he wrote his final three symphonies—each one a monument of classical style.  …

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Mozart’s Only Concerto for Harp

So Rare. So Incredibly Beautiful. So Mozart. In 1778, Mozart visited Paris for the second time. He found himself employed, partly, by a flutist— aristocrat to teach …

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Serenades … Anything Goes!

Mozart wrote 13 serenades— four of which have a reference to ‘night’ in the title—including the one we are playing on Masterworks 3—Serenata Notturna. The …

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Amado on Amadeus

Did you know that Mozart rarely revised what he wrote?  Or that he proposed marriage to Marie Antoinette?  Find out more about the fascinating life …

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