Every subculture has its in-jokes. Classical musicians are no exception, and the punchline usually involves a viola.
2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Orson Welles.
Little Orphan Annie is the latest in a sequence of pop culture foundlings, but America’s orphans of the Great Depression weren’t endearing at all.
Ludwig van Beethoven was born on December 16, 1770 in Bonn, Germany.
Guglielmo Marconi successfully made the first transatlantic radio transmission on December 12, 1901.
In their 2010 article on injury prevention for musicians, Christine Guptill and Christine Zaza outline strategies to ward off injuries from muscle overuse.
It's Mary Martin's iconic 1954 performance as Peter Pan in the live NBC TV broadcasts that are etched indelibly in the collective memory of many.
In 1973 billionaire industrialist Avery Fisher donated $10.5 million to Lincoln Center. The money went to renovate Philharmonic Hall.
Florence Foster Jenkins, the legendary diva of awfulness, known as the world's worst opera singer.