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Archive for July 9, 2013

Listen to This – Euclid Quartet Live and On-Demand

Euclid Quartet

Three summers ago, one of the many highlights of the Rush Hour concerts was the Euclid Quartet’s performance of Schubert’s Death and the Maiden Quartet. Euclid is coming back to Rush Hour on Tuesday afternoon. The performance, at St. James Cathedral, will be broadcast live on WFMT starting at 5:45 PM. Hear that 2010 Death and the Maiden performance on-demand.

Art and Music Month: Fibich

"The Dance of the Blessed Ones" by Fra Angelico

Hear the music on Tuesday at 5:00 PM. There are five great paintings depicted in this piano cycle by Czech composer Zdenek Fibich, which was composed in 1898 and 1899: “Forest Solitude” by Jakob van Ruysdael, “The Quarrel Between Shrovetide and Lent” by Pieter Brueghel, “The Dance of the Blessed Ones” is part of a triptych by Fra Angelico da Fiesole called “The Last Judgment”, “Io and Jupiter” is by Antonio Allegri da Corregio, and “The Garden Party” is by Antoine Watteau.