Lyric Opera team anticipates a joyous opening with new production of “Figaro” – Sep 24, 2015

Barbara Gaines’ first venture into directing opera was Verdi’s Macbeth, which opened […]

Santa Fe company commissions an iOpera: Should there be an app for that? – Aug 07, 2015

Santa Fe Opera celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016, when the season […]

Europe-bound, James Conlon departs Ravinia after 11 years with no regrets – Jul 21, 2015

James Conlon certainly fits the profile of the jet-setting modern maestro. Music […]

Michael Rossi creates opportunities for young musicians with Miami Summer Music Festival – Jul 02, 2015

Michael Rossi is no stranger to the music business. The sole musician […]

Requiem for a great friend who also happened to be a great composer – Mar 30, 2015

When I moved from Chicago to take up a new job as […]

Diaz and Spano bring Higdon’s new Viola Concerto to Miami – Mar 11, 2015

The lowest form of humor may be the pun. But for classical […]

Polish composer’s appeal remains timeless for young artists in Chopin Competition  – Feb 18, 2015

While many young teens salivate over fresh-faced pop singers, pianist Rieko Tsuchida […]

Anne Sofie von Otter still looking for new musical worlds to conquer – Jan 13, 2015

“I have copious amounts of energy,” said Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie […]

After 20 years, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are still coloring outside the lines – Nov 19, 2014

Nearly 41 years ago, a lanky 29-year-old stepped onto the stage of […]

Met’s “Klinghoffer” deserves an open mind, not political censorship – Oct 18, 2014

The comedian Bill Maher jokes that he was the only one fired […]