New York, NY. (December 2, 2014) – Ora.TV debuted today the brand new series “SCANDALOUS OVERTURES,” hosted by world-renowned composer and historian Dr. Robert Greenberg.
“SCANDALOUS OVERTURES” reveals the shocking stories behind history's most appreciated classical musicians, the original bad boys of music. Each episode focuses on a conspiracy, or a dirty little secret from the life of a composer. From Mozart to Beethoven to Tchaikovsky, expert Robert Greenberg shares the outrageous tales of murder, drugs, sex and scandal from some of the most famous classical musicians.
Robert M. Greenberg is a world renowned composer, pianist, and musicologist who has performed, taught, and lectured extensively across North America and Europe. He received a bachelor of arts degree in music, magna cum laude, from Princeton University, and his Ph.D. in music composition, With Distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently music historian-in-residence with San Francisco Performances, where he has lectured and performed since 1994. He has lectured for some of the most prestigious musical and arts organizations in the United States, including the San Francisco Symphony, where for ten years he was host and lecturer for the Symphony's nationally acclaimed "Discovery Series.” He has been profiled in outlets including, the Wall Street Journal, INC. Magazine and the Los Angeles Times and is the resident composer and music historian to National Public Radio's Weekend All Things Considered. Dr. Greenberg’s book, How to Listen to Great Music, was published in April, 2011.
“SCANDALOUS OVERTURES” is available today at www.ora.tv/scandalousovertures
About Ora TV
Ora TV is a television production studio and on-demand digital network with its home at www.Ora.tv. Ora (which means "now" in Italian) launched in July 2012 with "Larry King Now," available on Hulu and on Ora.tv, viewed millions of times per month online, and broadcast on TV around the world.In 2014, Larry King Now was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Discussion and Analysis.
In April of 2013, Ora TV acquired Stick Figure Studios, an Emmy award-winning documentary and reality series production company based in New York. Ora.tv / Stick Figure's other programming includes Politicking with Larry King, Wayward Nation, NewsBreaker, NewsBreaker en Espanol (hosted by Emmy winner Naibe Reynoso), Daily ReHash, DweebCast, Off The Grid with Jesse Ventura, Real Girl’s Kitchen with Haylie Duff (currently airing on The Cooking Channel), Catching Hell (currently airing on The Weather Channel), Beer Geeks (nominated for an Emmy in 2014) and the recently launched Brown Bag Wine Tasting with William Shatner.Recently Ora.TV announced the upcoming release of “The Collectors”, a series of 10 short films to be aired on 538.com and ESPN.com. Ora is funded by América Móvil, the leading Latin American wireless service provider, with a majority interest held by noted global business leader Carlos Slim Helú.