As the world added decibels, so did orchestras.
Musicologist uncovers evidence that, contrary to established belief, the great composer retained some hearing in his final years
Turns out Mozart’s middle name and popular moniker, Amadeus, might have originated as a joke. Here’s the back story.
When the Canadian Opera Company opened the doors to its new opera house in 2006, the gala concert included “Ode to Joy,” the last movement from Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.