Classical 101July 16, 2014

Tchaikovsky 101, Part 4 of 4: Symphony No. 6

Tchaikovsky led the premiere of this masterpiece just nine days before his death — a death which continues to stir debate.

Classical 101July 14, 2014

World Cup of Classical Music: Germany vs. Argentina

Celebrate the World Cup with Classical 101, Germany and Argentina editions.

News & FeaturesJuly 14, 2014

Honoring Lorin Maazel, 1930 – 2014

WDAV honors the work of renowned conductor Lorin Maazel.

Classical 101July 8, 2014

Tchaikovsky 101, Part 3 of 4: The Nutcracker

Learn about the piece’s composition and the reason Tchaikovsky found solace in the character of Clara.

Just For FunJuly 7, 2014

How To Read Music

A 5-minute introduction to reading music, courtesy of TED-Ed

Classical 101July 3, 2014

How Handel’s ‘Music for the Royal Fireworks’ Premiered with a Bang

The work’s premiere is a story of disagreements, bonfires, and… a lot of traffic.

Just For FunJuly 2, 2014

Where the World Cup & Classical Meet

The worlds of classical and soccer? Not so far apart.

Classical 101July 1, 2014

Tchaikovsky 101, Part 2 of 4: Eugene Onegin

In Part 2 of this 4-part series, we look at one of his most famous operas, ‘Eugene Onegin,’ and the composer’s life during the time of its composition.

News & FeaturesJune 27, 2014

World Cup of Classical Music

As we head into the Round of 16 of the 2014 World Cup, learn about notable compositions from each of the countries.

News & FeaturesJune 25, 2014

Davidson College Conducting Class Takes Center Stage

“Music Professor and Orchestra Director Tara Villa Keith recently passed the baton – literally – to the students in her spring conducting class.”

Classical 101June 24, 2014

Tchaikovsky 101, Part 1 of 4

In part one of this four-part series, we take a look at the troubled life of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.