Did you know…that we’re working with a local drone videographer to make our own Cape Cod movie?
On Sunday, May 5 at Symphony Hall in Boston, the venerable Handel & Haydn Society, founded in 1815, finished performing Mozart’s “Masonic Funeral” – and then, the unthinkable happened.
As we prepare for this weekend’s The Very Best of Rodgers & Hammerstein, listen as Terry Gross of “Fresh Air” interviews Todd Purdum, bestselling author of Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution, about the partnership that created so many treasured musicals.
Oklahoma! was the first time that composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein partnered up to write a musical. The story came from a play called Green Grow the Lilacs, about settlers in the territory that would soon become the state of Oklahoma.