Bing Crosby singing for the troops in 1944

Most people today associate the song with the 1954 eponymous hit film, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. Filmed in Technicolor, it was also the first film to be filmed in VistaVision, a technique developed by Paramount Pictures that doubled the surface area on 35mm…

The Flight Into Egypt — Giotto di Bondone

The French composer Hector Berlioz is mostly known in the U.S. for his truly groundbreaking but he was a prolific composer whose many works are admired and performed with regularity in other parts of the world, including his oratorio,

Between 1850–1854…

Leonard Bernstein at the Berlin Wall in 1989

born on this day in Bonn, Germany, in 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven’s is being celebrated around the world for his music and accomplishment, and justifiably so. His music had an incalculable impact on not only how music would be composed after him, but how music would be

Donato Cabrera

Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic

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