Some tips to listening to Beethoven’s Fifth in a new way, since we can’t listen to it live with TFO. Kurt Loft writes today on the TFO Blog.
TFO’s free live recording on WSMR radio is a truly heroic program: Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony and Strauss’ Don Quixote. Just what we need right now. Today on the TFO Blog.
Kurt Loft remembers famed composer Krzysztof Penderecki. Not for his movie music, but as TFO’s first-ever guest conductor. Kurt takes us back to 1985.
As the isolation of the coronavirus continues, it’s a reminder of the magical moments – like Bach’s St. John Passion – that we’re missing in the concert hall. Kurt Loft writes, today on the TFO Blog.
Bummed that Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons got canceled this week? Good news: You can hear it Thursday in a free live recording by The Florida Orchestra and Jeffrey Multer from 2012. Get details and the full WSMR radio broadcast schedule on the TFO Blog.
We can’t sit together in a concert hall right now because of the coronavirus, but we still found a way to listen to TFO together. We start live concert recordings on WSMR radio on March 26. Find out more today on the TFO Blog.
This weekend TFO premieres a short work by USF’s Benjamin Whiting that’s “as if one could travel back in time and peer into Beethoven’s mind as he was brainstorming these musical ideas.’’
For Simone Lamsma, the challenge of performing Beethoven’s “perfect” Violin Concerto is creating “a true sense of living in the moment.” An interview today on the TFO Blog.
If you only think of the saxophone as part of a jazz band, think again. The Rascher Saxophone Quartet takes the instrument into the classical realm with a Philip Glass concerto and full orchestra.
How fast 250 years goes by, and today everybody’s going nuts over the anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. If you haven’t been hit over the head by a symphony or sonata…