Home / Tag: beethoven
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Skylight’s colorfully choreographed ‘Fidelio’

 Skylight Music Theatre under its new artistic director, Viswa Subbaraman, opened the season in daring and innovative style. Speaking nervously from the stage (and why not? India’s ambassador to the U.S., Nirupama Rao, was in attendance), Subbaraman introduced this unique production
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
 If you like to be in on the cutting edge of art without traveling to New York, Berlin or Paris, then you definitely will want to experience Skylight Music Theatre’s Fidelio. With a production featuring video game-like motion-sensor technology, projected EEG imaging, fantastical animation and Indian
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

MSO celebrates early Beethoven

The “Edo factor” was in full gear at the All-Beethoven Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concert last Saturday evening. With music director Edo de Waart as conductor, the MSO is a disciplined, efficient entity. There were no guest artists in this meat-and-potatoes orchestral program
Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Philomusica Plays Haydn, Glass and Beethoven

Presenting a selection that spans more than two centuries of string quartet literature, Milwaukee’s Philomusica Quartet will take its audience on a tour full of musical humor, incandescence and elegance. Haydn’s charming and
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013

Novelist Magnus Flyte’s mysterious thrill ride

When graduate student Sarah Weston lands a summer job in Prague, she knows she’ll have an adventure, but she is in no way prepared for the fantastical experience that unfolds. Magnus Flyte’s novel, City of Dark Magic, follows
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Hans Richter, who conducted the premiere of Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 3 (1883), suggested to the great composer that he consider the subtitle of “Eroica” for the work. Never eager to draw comparisons with his predecessor, Beethoven, Brahms...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Classical Review

Classical music falls silent in concert halls during the summer, yet CD releases by classical labels continue year-round, giving aficionados sonically rich performances not meant for the tinny speakers of smartphones...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Mention the names Mozart, Beethoven, Bach or Brahms to even non-classical music fans and they will almost assuredly ring a bell. But say Kchel, Hoboken, Longo or Deutsch and you’ll get a blank stare. Even classical listeners might have trouble recognizing them. Yet these are the names of gentlemen who...

0|1