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Stravinsky and Mozart make colorful music together in Santa Fe Opera double bill – Aug 08, 2014

Santa Fe Opera had a special connection to Igor Stravinsky in the [...]

The personal is political in Santa Fe’s incendiary border-crisis “Carmen” – Aug 07, 2014

Santa Fe Opera’s new production of Carmen is the third staging I [...]

Updated Donizetti and Beethoven offer mixed results at Santa Fe Opera – Aug 06, 2014

It is an odd summer at the Santa Fe Opera, considering the [...]

American Music Project to launch with world premiere in Chicago – Aug 04, 2014

UPDATED [Read the New York Times article about the American Music Project [...]

National Youth Orchestra’s impressive Carnegie stand shows the kids are alright – Jul 24, 2014

The first thought that comes to mind seeing over 100 teenagers dressed [...]

Susanna Mälkki makes resounding Ravinia debut with CSO – Jul 21, 2014

Midori may have been the marquee name for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s [...]

Caramoor Festival serves up bel canto rarity with Donizetti’s “Lucrezia Borgia” – Jul 15, 2014

Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia is one of the composer’s strongest works. It consistently [...]

Lyric Opera lifts the veil on its work-in-progress “Bel Canto”  – Jul 15, 2014

On Friday, the Lyric Opera of Chicago presented what it called a [...]

Lorin Maazel 1930-2014 – Jul 15, 2014

The conductor Lorin Maazel, a prodigy who began his public podium career [...]

Nelsons, Mutter and BSO team up for grand night of Dvořák at Tanglewood – Jul 13, 2014

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s all-Dvořák program at Tanglewood’s Koussevitzky Shed Friday night [...]