The Pleasure of Love

Vol: 202 | 15 Jun 2018

Enjoy the Roman Holiday with Gounod,
discover the Goose of Cairo,
and have fun with the memory game.?

The Pleasure
of Love
From Orchestraul Tune
to Chanson
Queen and Writer
Elisabeth of Wied
and Carmen Sylva
Dancers in Training
in 1589
Peter Warlock:
Capriol Suite
Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival
Founded in 1986 by pianist Justus Frantz, the event is regarded as one of Germany’s most prominent international cultural events. Located in Northern Germany, concerts mainly take place at magnificent castles and mansions, as well as the most beautiful churches in Schleswig-Holstein. Each year the Festival presents a variety of programmes and themes that change yearly focusing on the music and culture of a different country...
Date: June 30 to August 26, 2018
Country: Germany
What's New
The Roman Holiday
Charles Gounod and Fanny Hensel
Mozart and the Cairo Goose
The most prestigious artistic scholarship in France, the “Prix de Rome,” was created in 1663. It originally was awarded in painting, sculpting and architecture, with music and engraving added in 1803 and 1804, respectively. The fortunate recipients, selected via a demanding process of elimination...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart scored a resounding triumph with The Abduction from the Seraglio in 1782. Impatient to write for the stage again he made two abortive attempts at opera buffa. Initially, Mozart requested a libretto from the Salzburg court chaplain Gianbattista Varesco, who had previously written the text for Idomeneo...
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Casanova the Violinist The memory game
Popular culture has always been mesmerized by the exploits of the Venetian adventurer and author Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (1725-1798). Primarily remembered for his countless affairs with women and a handful of men, he was also a scam artist who made and lost fortunes...
It’s one of the great romantic images, isn’t it? The solo performer, alone on an empty stage, faced with that huge black beast of a full-size concert grand piano, armed with nothing but his or her memory and willing, well-trained fingers. There’s a lot of snobbery surrounding memorisation...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Études-tableaux, Op. 33

Kurt Weill:
Seven Deadly Sins

A Tear

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