Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Within the past week, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra has had the unusual distinction of being covered by such diverse outlets as NPR, Rolling Stone, High Times, GanjaNews.org -- and yes, Soundcheck. The reason? The orchestra announced that this summer, it’s planning three marijuana-themed events called “Classically Cannabis: The High Note Series.” We talk with Colorado Symphony Orchestra CEO Jerome Kern, who tells us, "We will do anything to gain support and audience for this organization, so long as it's legal."
Saturday, March 15, 2014
The nine symphonies that Ludwig van Beethoven wrote changed the course of symphonic writing forever. Learn about this great music and the man who wrote it this week on Classics for Kids.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Franz Joseph Haydn was a composer with a great sense of humor. Hear how he put this to good use in his "Farewell" Symphony and charmed his patron this week on Classics for Kids.
Saturday, March 09, 2013
It’s not for nothing that Franz Joseph Haydn is known as the "father of the symphony" — he wrote more than 100 of them. This week Classics for Kids takes a listen to the symphonies by this prolific composer.
Friday, January 04, 2013
In a 1962 interview, Leopold Stokowski discusses his founding of the American Symphony Orchestra with WNYC's Seymour Siegel, calling for more emphasis on the arts.
Thursday, December 27, 2012