Born May 7, 1833 in Hamburg Germany. Died April 3, 1897 in Vienna Austria.
Composed Summer 1880.
First Performance: January 4, 1881 at Breslau with Brahms conducting.
Instrumentation: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 More >
Born March 31, 1685 in Eisenach, Germany. Died July 28, 1750 in Leipzig, Germany.
First (and only) Performance: November 25, 1731 at the Nikolaikirche, Leipzig. Instrumentation: Soprano, Tenor, More >
It was the usual uneventful Wednesday. Not much going on besides a Netflix disc that came in the mail. That is, until this appeared in my Facebook Newsfeed from the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Facebook page.“Originally scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert tonight, Yannick and the Orchestra will instead More >
The Philadelphia Orchestra has released a new recording on CD for the first time in 15 years. This is not the first recording for YNS, but it is the first with him as the orchestra’s music director.
Unfortunately, it is yet another Rite of Spring recording being released at the end More >