That made Mozart the perfect composer to write a piece for clarinet, and Mr. Skiano was the perfect soloist to perform it
Mass or drag show? One or the other. We knew we wanted to do Mozart when National Sawdust invited us to use their space. It's
Salzburg: The home of 146,00 Austrians, and a stop-over for 3,000,000 tourists each year. That's a 1:200 ratio. It's like
All photos by Scott Suchman for WNO On the wedding day of Figaro, the valet of the philandering Count Almaviva, to his bride
St. Sebastian Cemetery is a quiet oasis in Salzburg. Follow me for a little walk and enjoy a rare opportunity to drill deep
"Art belongs to everybody and nobody. Art belongs to all time and no time. Art belongs to those who create it and those who savor it. Art no more belongs to the people and party than it once belonged to the aristocracy and the patron. Art is the whisper of history, heard above the noise of time," writes Barnes.
The recording is a rare musical confluence. It is brightened by Jeffrey Biegel's performance history of the Gershwin and Ellington and fueled by his up-close-and-personal interactions with Keith Emerson and Neil Sedaka.
3. Pressing quality. English was the best, French (until the late 1970s) was the worst. Audiophile icon Linn Records' new
"I love passing on the knowledge that was given to me. Last year I was very lucky to come to San Francisco and work with
She Loves Me is not a big, brassy Broadway musical. Based on the play Parfumerie, the revival of the Sixties gem is set in Budapest, 1934. It's a more formal time, and the show champions intimacy and charm.