In this patriotic month of July, what better time for a 10-question trivia quiz all about "American History"
...To test your knowledge of American History, take the WWNO July Trivia Quiz!
James C. Arey is a classical music producer and announcer at 89.9 WWNO in New Orleans. He has published numerous articles, on everything from building a classical music library to the rise and fall of TV game shows.
A review of "Hurricane", the first-ever CD released by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring the music of Stephen Dankner...
World premieres always have the possibility of becoming notable events.
In 1913, Stravinsky's ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring) caused a riot during its Paris premiere. Fistfights broke out in the audience, shoving matches ensued, and enough commotion was raised throughout the Theatre des Champs-Elysees that the dancers had difficulty hearing the music from the orchestra pit.