On this day in 1946, Igor Stravinsky conducted the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in the first performance of his “Symphony in Three Movements,” a work inspired in part by World War II newsreels.
“Each episode in the Symphony,” Stravinsky wrote, “is linked in my imagination with a specific...Episode details...
Camille Saint-Saens completed his last symphony in 1886, and said "I gave everything to it I was able to give. What I have here accomplished, I will never achieve again." It's a rare composition for full orchestra and organ. On Tuesday's Performance Today, hear Saint-Saen's Symphony No. 3, the 'Organ Symphony', performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, with Theirry Escaich on the organ.
YourClassical is connecting with great orchestras across America to give away tickets to live concerts. From Monday, Jan. 23 to Wednesday, Feb. 1, we're giving you a chance to enter to win a pair of tickets to the Saturday, Feb. 4, Tchaikovsky Festival concert by the New York Philharmonic.
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!