2019 A Musical Showcase

Monday, April 8, 2019, 7:00 pm

Belk Theater, Blumenthal Performing Arts

A PILLAR IN OUR COMMUNITY’S

EDUCATION OF THE ARTS

 

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10 Shocking Benefits of Listening to Classical Music

  10 Benefits of Listening to Classical Music   1. Decreases blood pressure Want to keep your heart healthy? According to an Oxford University study, listening to classical music can help reduce one’s blood pressure. In the study, researchers played participants...

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Here’s how you win a world-class piano contest

BY LAWRENCE TOPPMAN   You don’t take the gold medal in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, as Yekwon Sunwoo did last year, without massive musical chops.   But the victor, who comes to Halton Theatre March 1 to close the Charlotte Concerts season with a...

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So who was Van Cliburn, anyway?

BY LAWRENCE TOPPMAN   Yes, he lent his name to America’s most famous piano competition, one that takes place every four years in his adopted hometown of Fort Worth. Each winner comes to the Queen City via Charlotte Concerts, as 2017 champion Yekwon Sunwoo will do...

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