Johannes Brahms, Composer
(1833-1897). In his early years, Brahms played popular folk music in waterfront taverns, though he was also inspired by the classical tradition of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven. As Robert and Clara Schumann had helped him early on, so did he provide assistance to up and coming composers; he encouraged and aided young Antonin Dvorak, helping him gain publication of his works, and introducing him to many influential musicians. Despite his contact with major romantic era figures like Schumann,...
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On October 27th at 2PM, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony led by music director David Be...
Johannes Brahms Biography
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WCSO features Mary Au, pianist, performing Brahms 2nd Piano COncerto,. Also on the prog...
WCSO presents Mary Au performing Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the programs, Bra...