Arun Rath http://wrti.org en A Sound Of Fear, Forged In The Shadow Of War http://wrti.org/post/sound-fear-forged-shadow-war <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMRmV1Sj6j4</p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 23:07:00 +0000 Arun Rath 6725 at http://wrti.org A Sound Of Fear, Forged In The Shadow Of War LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10 http://wrti.org/post/las-own-amazing-and-unique-instrument-turns-10 If you were listening to NPR 10 years ago this week, you might have heard this enthusiastic proclamation: "The wait is finally over for architect <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3622028" target="_blank">Frank Gehry</a>, for the musicians and staff of the LA Philharmonic, and for all of Los Angeles. Sat, 19 Oct 2013 21:43:00 +0000 Arun Rath 6597 at http://wrti.org LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10 The Minds Behind 'Einstein On The Beach' Talk Shop http://wrti.org/post/minds-behind-einstein-beach-talk-shop <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZ5hTfDzU9A</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMUM_ANh8Fg</p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 21:15:00 +0000 Arun Rath 6572 at http://wrti.org The Minds Behind 'Einstein On The Beach' Talk Shop How Verdi Improved On Shakespeare http://wrti.org/post/how-verdi-improved-shakespeare <em></em>This past week may have been <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2013/10/03/228921298/its-been-a-really-bad-week-for-classical-music" target="_blank">a rough one for the classical world</a>, but there is something to look forward to.<p>This coming week, we celebrate the 200th birthday of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16927552/giuseppe-verdi" target="_blank">Giuseppe Verdi</a>, composer of the best opera of all time. (That's right, Wagner fans. Start writing those letters.)<p>I'm talking about Verdi's spectacular rendering of <em>Othello, the Moor of Venice. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Arun Rath 6542 at http://wrti.org How Verdi Improved On Shakespeare