Anastasia Tsioulcas http://wshu.org en America's Youth Orchestra Hits The Road — This Time, Playing For U.S. http://wshu.org/post/americas-youth-orchestra-hits-road-time-playing-us <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7AvzsibovU</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9k4SqNnb9A</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:47:34 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 21063 at http://wshu.org America's Youth Orchestra Hits The Road — This Time, Playing For U.S. How The 3 Tenors Sang The Hits And Changed The Game http://wshu.org/post/how-3-tenors-sang-hits-and-changed-game <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcGoY4COi-I</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNQeKvVPPlc</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXQGyYy-oZI</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:29:54 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 20761 at http://wshu.org How The 3 Tenors Sang The Hits And Changed The Game After 36 Years, A Trumpeter Sounds His Last Note In New York http://wshu.org/post/after-36-years-trumpeter-sounds-his-last-note-new-york <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWZoejVZnzc</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGLw9wC1bEE</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVRSI6-MMiQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVcnjIr2Ugo</p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 13:47:20 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 20169 at http://wshu.org After 36 Years, A Trumpeter Sounds His Last Note In New York What's Worth $45 Million — Or More? One Viola http://wshu.org/post/whats-worth-45-million-or-more-one-viola <em>Update Wednesday, June 25, 2014: A representative from Sotheby's tells NPR that the instrument did not sell "at this time." </em><p>Wednesday, Sotheby's auction house plans to announce the sale of a rare viola made by Antonio Stradivari. The <em>minimum</em> bid is $45 million. If it sells, it will be the most expensive instrument of any kind in history.<p>Here's an old musician joke: How do you keep your violin from getting stolen? Put it in a viola case.<p>The viola has long played second fiddle to its far more popular, higher-pitched sibling, the violin. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:23:14 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 19573 at http://wshu.org What's Worth $45 Million — Or More? One Viola Read Joyce DiDonato's Inspiring Juilliard Commencement Speech http://wshu.org/post/read-joyce-didonatos-inspiring-juilliard-commencement-speech Star mezzo-soprano <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16004057/joyce-didonato" target="_blank">Joyce DiDonato</a> gave the 2014 commencement address at Juilliard Friday — and it's a memorable one, both for her words and by DiDonato's own example as someone whose own career began under low heat.<p>DiDonato has <a href="http://www.joycedidonato.com/2014/05/27/the-juilliard-schools-109th-commencement-speech-joyce-didonato/" target="_blank">posted</a> the text of her speech on her own website, and it's well worth 10 minutes of your time, whether you're an aspiring artist or need a gentle reminder Wed, 28 May 2014 17:54:25 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 18148 at http://wshu.org Read Joyce DiDonato's Inspiring Juilliard Commencement Speech