Spotify. Pandora. iTunes. YouTube. We are constantly bombarded with a seemingly limitless amount of new music in our daily lives. But why do we keep coming back to that one song or album we couldn’t get enough of in college?
Boston Classical Review A bustling Boston music season is on tap with several anniversary celebrations Boston Classical Review But also sharing the spotlight, the Celebrity Series turns 75, Boston Baroque turns 40, the Cantata Singers turns 50, and...
Looks like there's some amazing classical music happening in Boston.
Pittsburgh Opera seeking good-looking extras, no singing necessary Pittsburgh Post Gazette Auditioning to be an extra in the Pittsburgh Opera's production of Verdi's "Aida" won't be particularly arduous.
"The written word has always fascinated me, and language itself I find exciting and beautiful. And to think that our job connects both of those things together, to me, speaks of a tremendously powerful artform."
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch visiting pianist James Rhodes. Music played: Chopin - Etude Op.25 No.11
BC "It is a balm..."
JR: "Yes, my point is that almost all classical music is universal. If one has the opportunity to hear it, you know, even a piece that's totally obscure, that no-one would even know. You just have to hear it, and you're suddenly... transported."
An Operatic Tale: Great Singer, Great Story, at Middlebury Event Litchfield County Times When internationally renowned Metropolitan Opera star Carl Tanner is on stage, he sings in a tenor that's so mighty it could move furniture or tackle defiant...
Nice little career change!
"The truck driver, the hauler, the bounty hunter—that was another time and a younger man. Today, the star of theaters around the world is in his early 50s and uses that barrel diaphragm to push forth works by legendary composers such as Verdi, Puccini, Bellini and Strauss."
Drake Music breaks down disabling barriers to music through innovative approaches to learning, teaching and making music.
Drake Music breaks down disabling barriers to music through innovative approaches to learning, teaching and making music. Our focus is on nurturing creativity through exploring music and technology in imaginative ways. We put quality music-making at the heart of everything we do, connecting disabled and non-disabled people locally, nationally and internationally.
Opera-Arias.com is an aria database containing information about more than 150 Composers, 470 Operas, 2,800 Arias, 800 Duets, 570 Ensembles and 7,400 Scenes.
Opera-Arias.com is an aria database containing information about more than 150 Opera Composers, 470 Operas, 2,800 Opera Arias, 800 Opera Duets, 570 Opera Ensembles and a total of over 7,400 Opera Scenes.
This city’s focus on live music and technology as key drivers of economic growth received a major boost yesterday when a national study was released here touting the broad-ranging benefits of music education for the digital economy.
The study makes five recommendations — provincial governments need to invest more in music education in schools, curriculum must identify the connections between music and technology, parents need to be informed about the benefits of music education, all levels of government need to improve the quality and diversity of cultural industries to help develop economies, and a national organization is needed to collect information on the benefits of a music education for technology workers.
Group singing has been scientifically proven to lower stress, relieve anxiety, and elevate endorphins
"A very recent study even attempts to make the case that “music evolved as a tool of social living,” and that the pleasure that comes from singing together is our evolutionary reward for coming together cooperatively, instead of hiding alone, every cave-dweller for him or herself."