Archive for the 'Classical Music' Category

Classical Music : the Jewish Counterpoint

The playlist of a New York public radio station included a special holy day service on the eve of Yom Kippur 2010, featuring the Kol Nidrei of Max Bruch. This is unremarkable, except for the fact that Max Bruch is not even Jewish although many people mistakenly assume so. In addition, Bruch’s  work is scored […]

Cool Classical Music Dude

No, it’s not an oxymoron; classical music need not be nerdy or boring or an ossified genre nor a high brow culture, but a vibrant scene with cool musicians, sold out gigs and really exciting music, in fact some with more dynamic energy than many of today’s pop, hip-hop or hard rock numbers. The latest […]