EventsSeptember 18, 2014

Ladies, Rejoice: The End of the Blumenthal Intermission Dash

Thanks to a swanky new upgrade at the Belk Theater, female Charlotte concert attendees will have a more relaxed intermission to enjoy.

News & FeaturesSeptember 17, 2014

The Music of Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with ground-breaking music by Spanish and Latin American composers and performers.

Just For FunSeptember 15, 2014

Music & Your Brain

A new study shows far-reaching neurological benefits of learning to play an instrument.

News & FeaturesSeptember 3, 2014

The Classical Cloud

This New Yorker article ponders: What’s lost when the cloud replaces CDs?

Classical 101September 1, 2014

Mozart 101, Part 4 of 4: The Requiem

A mysterious messenger, a deadly composition, and a flawed ghost writer – discover the larger-than-life-story behind the creation of Mozart’s Requiem.

@WDAVAugust 28, 2014

Reel Music: James Horner & James Cameron

Film score composer James Horner has had some of his greatest successes working with director James Cameron, but it was not always a happy union.

Classical 101August 26, 2014

Mozart 101, part 3 of 4: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute can be a real head-scratcher with its jumbled plot and eccentric characters. Find out the Masonic meaning behind the quirkiness of Mozart’s last completed composition.

News & FeaturesAugust 21, 2014

Radiohead: Art-Rock Innovation, Classical Inspiration

English rock band Radiohead has always carried a reputation for innovation, but their art-rock sensibility owes a great deal to the influence of classical music.

News & FeaturesAugust 20, 2014

Must-Have New Release: Night Stories – Nocturnes, Jenny Lin

Music Director Ted Weiner suggests a new album that can be your perfect coda to a peaceful evening.

Classical 101August 18, 2014

Mozart 101, Part 2 of 4: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Take a look at the mysterious circumstances under which Mozart’s “supreme mastery in the smallest possible frame” was composed — as well as possible theories behind its origin.