classical http://kbia.org en Conductor Lorin Maazel, Who Brought America To The Podium, Dies http://kbia.org/post/conductor-lorin-maazel-who-brought-america-podium-dies <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esL_i0nFBaA</p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:41:00 +0000 editor 56072 at http://kbia.org Conductor Lorin Maazel, Who Brought America To The Podium, Dies CD of the Week: French pianist Helene Grimaud and her close encounters with Brahms http://kbia.org/post/cd-week-french-pianist-helene-grimaud-and-her-close-encounters-brahms <p><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">The pianist&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://mail.umsystem.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=r2EEm-f1oUWYsNXW040oR3FZ94623tAIX4upysO5BBlHPXFaeG5hjaFDA5a3jrtJhS6nwRXmK34.&amp;URL=http%3a%2f%2fhelenegrimaud.com%2f" target="_blank"><font color="#0C4CA2" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">Helene Grimaud</span></font></a><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">&nbsp;is garnering increasing attention from fans and critics. Her 2012 release,&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://mail.umsystem.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=r2EEm-f1oUWYsNXW040oR3FZ94623tAIX4upysO5BBlHPXFaeG5hjaFDA5a3jrtJhS6nwRXmK34.&amp;URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.deutschegrammophon.com%2fus%2fcat%2f4790090" target="_blank"><font color="#0C4CA2" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; "><i>Duo</i></span></font></a><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">, with cellist&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://mail.umsystem.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=r2EEm-f1oUWYsNXW040oR3FZ94623tAIX4upysO5BBlHPXFaeG5hjaFDA5a3jrtJhS6nwRXmK34.&amp;URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.solgabetta.com%2f" target="_blank"><font color="#0C4CA2" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">Sol Gabetta,</span></font></a><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">&nbsp;is regularly heard on KBIA and was recently nominated for a&nbsp;</span></font><a href="https://mail.umsystem.edu/owa/redir.aspx?C=r2EEm-f1oUWYsNXW040oR3FZ94623tAIX4upysO5BBlHPXFaeG5hjaFDA5a3jrtJhS6nwRXmK34.&amp;URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.grammy.com%2fnode%2f161226" target="_blank"><font color="#0C4CA2" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">Grammy</span></font></a><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">. On her latest effort,&nbsp;</span></font><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; "><i>Brahms: The Piano Concertos</i></span></font><font color="#333333" face="Georgia,Times,serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 15px; background-color: white; ">, the French-born pianist presents a pair of works for piano and orchestra by 19th century Romantic era composer Johannes Brahms. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:40:52 +0000 Trevor Harris 46191 at http://kbia.org CD of the Week: French pianist Helene Grimaud and her close encounters with Brahms Can classical music make you happier? Sort of. http://kbia.org/post/can-classical-music-make-you-happier-sort <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-3113fe72-5385-cdf1-b5d4-aec24ce91084" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Does what we put in our heads impact our outlook on life? The media you consume influences how you feel, but how exactly do one’s choices influence mood? Can a dose of music by </span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJYVH_kZkOk" style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;">Aaron Copland</span></a><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> get you out of your funk? Will a movement of </span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tGA6bpscj8" style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;">Igor Stravinsky</span></a><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> heard at the wrong time send an emotionally fragile person over the edge?</span></p><p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-3113fe72-5385-cdf1-b5d4-aec24ce91084" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:13:14 +0000 Trevor Harris 35606 at http://kbia.org Can classical music make you happier? Sort of. Born in Missouri, live Ragtime returns to Columbia http://kbia.org/post/born-missouri-live-ragtime-returns-columbia <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-0eb048e0-1fd1-2134-9666-6437de5f6162" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">To call </span><a href="http://extension.missouri.edu/directory/people.aspx?C=1466" style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;">Lucille Salerno</span></a><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> a ragtime champion is an understatement. Salerno was a New York native with a lifelong love of syncopated music. &nbsp;In 1999, she started organizing ragtime concerts in Columbia.</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:58:05 +0000 Trevor Harris 35073 at http://kbia.org Born in Missouri, live Ragtime returns to Columbia Classical pianist turned jazz virtuoso Don Shirley dead at 86 http://kbia.org/post/classical-pianist-turned-jazz-virtuoso-don-shirley-dead-86 <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">When the jazz pianist </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Shirley" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline;">Don Shirley</span></a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;"> died on April 6, his passing was not widely reported.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">A</span><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/29/arts/music/donald-shirley-pianist-and-composer-dies-at-86.html" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline;"> New York Times obituary</span></a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;"> noted that the Jamaican born virtuoso pianist was trained in the classical repertoire. Later, the impresario Sol Hurok advised Shirley “to pursue a career in popular music and jazz.” </span><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/29/arts/music/donald-shirley-pianist-and-composer-dies-at-86.html" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline;">Hurok warned Shirley</span></a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;"> that “American audiences were not willing to accept a ‘colored’ pianist on the concert stage.”</span></p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 22:30:11 +0000 Trevor Harris 33823 at http://kbia.org Classical pianist turned jazz virtuoso Don Shirley dead at 86 Rachel Barton Pine's Violin Lullabies finds new niche for classical violin http://kbia.org/post/rachel-barton-pines-violin-lullabies-finds-new-niche-classical-violin <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-6c0ff5d2-8fda-15bf-30dc-d4982f699b90" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">After her daughter was born, the classical violinist Rachel Barton Pine started looking into the range of Berceuse or lullabies written for violin. </span></p><p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-6c0ff5d2-8fda-15bf-30dc-d4982f699b90" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Mon, 13 May 2013 19:20:44 +0000 Trevor Harris 33532 at http://kbia.org Rachel Barton Pine's Violin Lullabies finds new niche for classical violin A whole new Rite of Spring seen in animated video http://kbia.org/post/whole-new-rite-spring-seen-animated-video <p></p><p>Classical music fans who like a little visual to go with their orchestra may enjoy this video featuring an animated graphical score of Igor Stravinsky's <em>Rite of Spring, Part 1: Adoration of the Earth</em>. Tue, 07 May 2013 19:49:55 +0000 Trevor Harris 33306 at http://kbia.org A whole new Rite of Spring seen in animated video Hot Summer Nights and classical music performance http://kbia.org/post/hot-summer-nights-and-classical-music-performance <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">&nbsp;Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:03:28 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 15698 at http://kbia.org Hot Summer Nights and classical music performance