Notes and background information on Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.
The Classical Music Winners of the 48th Annual Grammy Music Awards.
Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the world's most famous and influential composers of classical music. His music has been played all over the world for over 180 years. However, there are many people out there left in the dark about the facts, life, and music of Beethoven. In this Beginners Guide to Beethoven, you'll find links to biographies, histories, CD recommendations, and sound clips of Beethoven's music.
Symphony Orchestras and Concert Hall listings, including the Disney Concert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
No singer is perfect. Even the world's greatest operatic performers make mistakes. Here's a collection of opera bloopers.
Unsure of the story of The Nutcracker? This easy to read synopsis of The Nutcracker will tell you everything you need to know.
Classical music Halloween concerts are a great way to introduce your children to the wonderful world of classical music. Many concert hall's present matinee performances of spooky music often dressed in Halloween costumes. Many orchestra's include games and activities before and after the concerts including face painting, petting zoos, and trick-or-treating! Here are a handful of upcoming classical music Halloween concerts in 2008.
Conductor Seiji Ozawa biography. Learn about the life and career of Conductor Seiji Ozawa.
Here's a short and concise classical music composer timeline. From Bach to Bernstein and many classical composers in between, you'll see that many composers' timelines overlapped each other.
Before his death in 1901, Giuseppe Verdi composed over two dozen operas - his first in 1839 and his last in 1893. View the list of Verdi operas.
Beethoven's love letter, found after his death, is very famous and often quoted. Read Beethoven's love letter to learn about Beethoven's character.
Swan Lake is a very famous ballet and its music is easily recognizable, but does everyone know what its story is? Discover the story of Swan Lake!
Classical music work of the week: Vissi d'arte from the Puccini's opera, Tosca.
People all over the world are more familiar with classical music, but they lack the facts necessary to help them find the pieces they love. Here are the top requested and inquired about classical music pieces I continually receive.
Classical music for Halloween can be just as scary, if not more so, than the usual scary halloween music found in almost every Halloween retailer. These scary classical music for Halloween playlists will help you make this year's Halloween even more spooktacular!
Here are the 54th Annual Grammy Awards nominees for classical music. If you're looking to expand your classical music horizons and libraries, let this list lead the way.
50th Annual GRAMMY Music Award Nominations for Classical Music.
Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, the Eroica Symphony, is known for its innovative features, heroic style, and influence on subsequent composers. This article discusses the performances, key, structure, and historical background of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony.
Beethoven Symphonies are among the most popular in the world. Brief Histories of Beethoven Symphonies is an easy way to learn about and compare all nine symphonies.
Read the advice the users on the Classical Music Forum are giving about Gustav Mahler. You'll find it very interesting and extremely helpful.
The Biedermeier period in 18th century Vienna had a profound impact on the works of composers such as Schubert. This article discusses the rise, causes and result of the Biedermeier period.
Here are the nominees for the 53rd Annual Grammy Music Awards for Classical Music in 2011.
Movie soundtracks and original film scores are vitally important to the success of a movie both financially and critically. Learn everything you need to know about original film scores including its history, greatest composers, award winning original film scores, and what I consider to be some of the best movie soundtracks.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a classical music prodigy. Almost anyone who's familiar with Mozart, knows that his musical genius was apparent not long after he was born. In this except, you'll discover just how brilliant he was all before turning the age of 10!
Here are the nominees for the 52nd Annual Grammy Music Awards for Classical Music in 2010.