Monthly Archives: October 2007

Harpist Victoria Drake Transcribes Bach Cello Suites

This video is an introduction to a recording of the complete Bach cello suites transcribed and performed by harpist Victoria Drake. Selections from the new recording air tonight around 9:20. Learn and hear more at welltempered.com.

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Anne-Marie McDermott: The Right Stuff

What’s not to love? Energy, dedication, integrity, elan. Anne-Marie McDermott performs Beethoven with The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra this weekend. Saturday morning, around 11:30, Ted Weiner will air from her recording of Bach’s English Suite No. 2. This video shows her … Continue reading

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Mozart Cafe Moment on YouTube

Here”s video of rising star, pianist Martin Helmchen, performing the second movement fromof the very concerto (Mozart”s No. 24) you heard in The Mozart Cafe this afternoon on WDAV: More video of Martin Helmchen is available at the Pentatone Classics … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified String Quartet

Stringfever, a different sort of quartet. Four musicians, one (electric) instrument:

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Beethoven in Orbit

A NASA astronaut will be taking some music with her into space next month. And no, it’s not on an iPod. Stephanie Wilson, a lifelong fan of the Boston Symphony, approached music director James Levine about the idea of taking … Continue reading

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Romeo, Romeo…Video!

Here’s a sneak preview of tenor Gaston Rivero who plays Romeo in Opera Carolina’s production of Gounod’s Romeo and Juliette October 18, 20 and 21: L’Amour, L’Amour! Ah! Lève-toi soleil! From Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod Recorded at the … Continue reading

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Interview with Gustavo Dudamel (Proms 2007)

From the BBC Proms broadcast of the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra, a wonderful, humorous interview with conductor Gustavo Dudamel about working with the orchestra and his own musical career.

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William Tell Meets Motherhood

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