How the 1812 Overture Became Music for the Fourth of July
Explore the history of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture's popularity in 4th of July celebrations, its association with fireworks, and its original context in this insightful blog.
Czech Philharmonic Records Tchaikovsky’s Complete Symphonies & Piano Concertos
Explore Tchaikovsky's music with the Czech Philharmonic's new 7-disc collection, conducted by Semyon Bychkov. Includes 6 symphonies, 3 piano concertos, and more.
The Sugar Plum Fairy in the City of Angels
In 2013, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil performed Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. The recording, recently released, is now KUSC's album of the week.
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