Legendary baritone Sherrill Milnes is the most recorded American opera singer of all time, with three GRAMMY Awards, over 600 performances at the Met and many associations with classical music’s great artists over a career spanning 40 years. His wife Maria Zouves is an accomplished soprano, educator, and stage director, and together they make a powerhouse musical team.
Classical KING FM contributor Geoffrey Larson caught up with Sherrill and Maria in Prague, where they co-directed a production of Don Giovanni at the Estates Theatre, the original site of the opera’s premiere.
Summer is a time for lighthearted, simple music that coexists perfectly with your family barbecues, time at the beach or pool, and relaxing afternoons on the patio. Listen to this playlist all summer long for music that manages to strike a balance between serene and upbeat, with a couple of dramatic pieces thrown in to remind us that summer rainstorms do happen!
This winter, the Olympic Games are taking place in Sochi, Russia. One of this huge country's most positive influences on the world has been in the realm of classical music...so with that in mind, we've put together a playlist of the best Russian classical music. Enjoy!