Classical Music Highlights http://wshu.org en Mozart lets the Cat out of the Bag http://wshu.org/post/mozart-lets-cat-out-bag <p></p><p>For more than a century after it was first performed on Good Friday at the Sistine Chapel, Gregorio Allegri's&nbsp;manuscript for &nbsp;the "Miserere" was a closely-guarded secret. &nbsp;That is, until Mozart attended the service and copied the music he heard from memory, and let the cat out of the bag. &nbsp;We'll enjoy it this morning. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Kate Remington 15973 at http://wshu.org Mozart lets the Cat out of the Bag Wearing his heart on his sleeve... http://wshu.org/post/wearing-his-heart-his-sleeve <p></p><p>Violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn describes Elgar's Violin Concerto as one of the most personal works he wrote. &nbsp;The violin was his primary instrument, and he poured his passion for it into the concerto. &nbsp;We'll enjoy Hilary Hahn's performance tonight. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Kate Remington 15908 at http://wshu.org Wearing his heart on his sleeve... A Long and Beautiful Friendship..... http://wshu.org/post/long-and-beautiful-friendship <p></p><p>Throughout his long career, composer Joaquin Rodrigo collaborated on many pieces with "The Royal Family of the Guitar," Los Romeros. &nbsp;This morning we'll enjoy the Concierto Andaluz, written for all four of these virtuosos. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Kate Remington 15907 at http://wshu.org A Long and Beautiful Friendship..... Write me a concerto, pretty please? http://wshu.org/post/write-me-concerto-pretty-please <p></p><p>The great guitarist, Andres Segovia, pestered Heitor Villa Lobos for years to write him a concerto. &nbsp;Finally, Villa Lobos complied with a concerto that satisfied Segovia, and we'll enjoy it tonight. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Kate Remington 15857 at http://wshu.org Write me a concerto, pretty please? Let's Start a Band! http://wshu.org/post/lets-start-band <p></p><p>Just like indie garage bands get formed from friends getting together to jam, the recently Dog.ma Chamber Orchestra formed in one of the member's Brooklyn apartment. &nbsp;This morning we'll enjoy their performance of Arthur Foote's Suite for Strings. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Kate Remington 15856 at http://wshu.org Let's Start a Band!