Keep It Classical

Dedicated to the Preservation and Progress of Classical Music



Playlist of the Week: DIMENSIONS

Here is the first Apple Music playlist issued by Keep It Classical! I am calling it Dimensions because of the music's ability to transport us to another world. Motion by Nico Muhly Magnificat by Arvo Pärt Violin Concerto No. 1... Continue Reading →

Sigur Rós and the LA Philharmonic Perform… TOGETHER!

Watch the video of the Icelandic art-rock band, Sigur Rós performing live with the Los Angeles Philharmonic during the Reykjavik Festival on April 14. The Festival was streamed live via Pitchfork from Walt Disney Concert Hall. The video is 50... Continue Reading →

#TBT: The Tinder Opera

Featured March 28, 2017, on NPR: Over 400 years ago, opera made its debut on the stage and traditionally that is where the art form has lived and thrived. That doesn’t mean folks haven’t tried to adapt opera to modern... Continue Reading →

Keep It Classical Ep. 101 – Opera Bass Carves Out His Own Path

Zachary James doesn't accept "no" as an answer. Or if he does, he'll most certainly find another way to get what he wants. As a Musical Theater major at Ithaca College, James realized that his real passion was for opera.

Conductor Davies A Champion Of New Music And Steward Of Tradition

Kevin Doherty's CapRadio interview with conductor and champion of new music, Dennis Russell Davies.

Women of Classical Music

Orchestras and opera companies alike are slow to produce works composed by women. This week, I appeared on Capital Public Radio's Insight to talk about a few of classical music's most prominent women.

Keep It Classical Ep. 007 – A Brand New Listening Experience

Keep It Classical Ep. 006 – More Than Just a Concertmaster

Keep It Classical Ep. 005 – Making a Connection with “Connection Lost”

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