Monthly Archives: August 2010

Dohnanyi’s historic performance (video)

I’m playing Ernst von Dohnanyi’s “Symphonic Minutes” this afternoon, and wanted to share this video I found of the great Hungarian pianist and composer’s final public performance. Beethoven’s Sonata No. 16 in G major. (Tallahassee, 1959) In the 1950s and … Continue reading

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WDAV is Out-and-About This Weekend

WDAV staff will be present at these events in our region this weekend. We hope to see you there!
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CSO Set To Reach 3-Year Broadcast Agreement with WDAV

Today WDAV Classical Public Radio and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced an unprecedented three-year agreement to bring the area’s largest professional orchestra to the airwaves. Beginning with the 2010-11 season, WDAV will produce and broadcast seven of the CSO’s classical concerts each season through 2013. The agreement, forged among WDAV, CSO management, CSO musician representatives, and Local 342 of the American Federation of Musicians, is pending ratification by the full membership of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.
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NPR World of Opera to Broadcast Opera Carolina’s “Faust”

Opera Carolina joins the ranks of world-class opera companies with the national broadcast of its 2008 production of Faust on NPR World of Opera from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 11.
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ChorFreude: Calling All Singers With An Interest in International Travel

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Queen Charlotte’s coronation in June 2011, outstanding vocal ensembles and singers from throughout the Charlotte, NC region are forming the official ChorFreude Choir, under the direction of Professor Ginger Wyrick.
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