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Archive for February 11, 2014

Notorious: A Stolen Strad

Frank Almond

[Wednesday morning, hear the violin]

“I was screaming,” recalled Milwaukee violinist Frank Almond. Paralyzed by Taser gun, Almond watched helplessly as three thieves made off with the priceless Stradivari violin. Almond, who plays concertmaster for the Milwaukee Symphony

Winter’s End Coming Soon to Grant Park

2005icicle

[Grant Park Announces New Season]

As municipal salt stores dwindle, and polar vortices hammer the winter-weary, the Grant Park Music Festival pokes its head through the snow to announce Summer 2014. The festival celebrates its 80th season