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This Old Stager Thinks Your Violin Recital Program is a Yawn Fest (VIDEO)

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So you think you’ve already mastered the art of programming for a violin recital, eh? Please take the time to listen to this old stager – you might want to think again. In this video masterclass he conducted for The Violin Channel, great American violin virtuoso Aaron Rosand tackled “The Lost Art of Violin Recital.” Watch, and learn: Ah, this ... Read More »

Farewell, Maestro Lorin Maazel (1930-2014)

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The whole world of classical music grieves the passing of one of the greatest modern masters of conducting, Maestro Lorin Maazel, who died at the ripe age of 84 due to complications following pneumonia. He passed away on July 13, 2014, at his home in Northern Virginia. From prodigy to doyen: A peerless musical journey Maazel started learning violin and ... Read More »