Happy 100th, Rite of Spring!

May 29, 2013 marks the centenary of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Whether you love it or hate it, Rite of Spring paved the path of classical music in the 21st century. It’s a roller coaster ride of a piece, so if you are unfamiliar with it, today is a great day to give it a try!  (That image above is a hat tip to Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, by the way. Another must!) People the

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Salon97 Comes to VoiceBox!

In March, we did something a little different. In lieu of our monthly podcast, we visited the studios of San Francisco Public Radio station KALW to participate in an episode of VoiceBox, a wonderful show investigating all things vocal music with Chloe Veltman at the helm. And what fun it was! Chloe baked cupcakes, I brought wine, and we had two Salon97 community members with us discussing their thoughts on the music we featured on

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