Franz Waxman is known for some of the great music scores of the golden age of Hollywood, including 'A Place in the Sun', 'Sunset Boulevard', and 'Rebecca'. On this week's Flicks in Five, we'll hear some of his iconic score for 'Bride of Frankenstein'.
On today’s date in 1882, the eminent German conductor Hermann Levi led the first performance of Richard Wagner’s new opera, “Parsifal”—a work that would also turn out to be his last, as Wagner would die the following year in Venice.
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He's still in his 20s, but conductor Joshua Weilerstein is already making a tremendous impression on orchestras and audiences around the world. On Tuesday's Performance Today, we'll hear Weilerstein conduct the Danish National Orchestra in Copenhagen.
Come match wits with Bruce Adolphe - now you can play the Piano Puzzler anytime, anywhere! Every week, we're putting a sneak peek of the upcoming Puzzler online; have a listen, and then send us your best guess.
We all have our favorite pieces of classical music and our favorite composers, and we probably all have musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance!