Category Archives: Mozart

Lang Lang: Feel the Love

By Victoria Looseleaf He’s got both his groupies and garden-variety fans – as well as the whole world (or most of it, in any case) – in his precious hands: those hands that plunk out everything from Mozart, Rachmaninoff and … Continue reading

Posted in BACH, Beethoven, CHOPIN, GOLDBERG VARIATIONS, GUSTAVO DUDAMEL, LANG LANG, LIBERACE, LISZT, LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC, MARK ZUCKERBERG, Mozart, OLYMPICS, PROKOFIEV, RACHMANINOFF, STEINWAY, TIME MAGAZINE | Comments Off

Heartfelt Harmonies for the Holidays – and Whenever!

By Victoria Looseleaf Cuddle up in front of a cozy fire, crank up your CD player and get swooped away by the power of music – courtesy of Harmonia Mundi USA. And who knew that this wonderful indie music label … Continue reading

Posted in BALANCHINE, DANIELE GATTI, HARMONIA MUNDI, JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS, JULIE TAYMOR, LYON, METROPOLITAN OPERA, Mozart, RENE JACOBS, SHOWTIME, SPIDER MAN, TCHAIKOVSKY, THE TUDORS | Comments Off

Debt in Venice

Gondolas at the Rialto Bridge. Photos © Victoria Looseleaf, 2008 By Victoria Looseleaf It’s been a while since your devoted scribe has posted, but she has been on a series of—as always—remarkable journeys. My most recent excursion was to Venice, … Continue reading

Posted in Benjamin Britten, Casanova, Igor Stravinsky, Katharine Hepburn, Marino Fortuny, Mozart, Sergei Diahilev, Venice Biennale | 2 Comments