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Archive for April 21, 2014

Earth Day 2014: A Composer’s Habitat

Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica

One only has to hear Vivaldi’s Goldfinch Concerto from 1728, or selections from John Dowland’s 16th century songbooks to know that the celebration of nature is as old as the hills. Tuesday, April 22 is Earth Day 2014. WFMT’s celebration will include Richard Strauss’s epic tone poem An Alpine Symphony

Dozens of Stars, One Teacher

JanetSung

Janet Sung, a former student of Dorothy Delay, gives a recital on Monday’s Live from WFMT. For people inside the music world, studying with Dorothy Delay means something.

Teacher to Itzhak Perlman, Midori, and Gil Shaham, the gentle lady from Kansas guided one player after another toward an international career, all from her studio at the Juilliard School. It was a teaching career that lasted