Over the past few weeks I have been blissfully “nerding out” to The Beethoven Compendium, an in-depth, all-encompassing Beethoven biography. It’s a deep dive into what we know about the man, his daily habits, his influences, and what made him tick.
Last month, I threw down a challenge, one that, for those who embrace it, will result in extraordinary concert experiences... and maybe a surprise gift. Now it's time to cowboy up for round 2. Are you up for it?
When was the first toll collected on the Mass Pike? Which famous comedian was born in your hometown? Which Celtics coach will be immortalized in the Celtics' new practice facility? All these Commonwealth trivia questions and more, answered in this week's trivia recap.
About two years ago, we invited the Boston Conservatory to collaborate on a vital project for any radio station: those tiny moments of music that say, "you're listening to WCRB!" We call them "sounders," and here's how they came together.