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HGO revisits Adams’ “Nixon in China” to mark 30th anniversary of Houston premiere – Jan 21, 2017

When Nixon in China was heard in its world premiere at Houston […]

Top Ten Recordings of 2016 – Dec 31, 2016

1. Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber, Sebastian Klinger, and Anton Barachovsky, FolksLied (BR-Klassik)  […]

Florida Grand Opera to present powerful Holocaust drama “The Passenger” – Mar 26, 2016

Any ambitious singer would normally jump at the chance for a major […]

Sarasota Opera to celebrate the final season of Verdi cycle in style – Feb 25, 2016

A case can be made that every opera season is something of […]

Conductor Stéphane Denève strives for grazioso balance with home and career – Feb 23, 2016

In every industry, “work/life balance” is a hot and often sore topic. […]

Bard in Boston: Andris Nelsons talks music and Shakespeare   – Jan 28, 2016

What music suits a Bard best? Beginning Thursday and continuing through February […]

Pierre Boulez 1925-2016 – Jan 06, 2016

Pierre Boulez, one of the most important figures in 20th century classical […]

Kurt Masur 1927-2015 – Dec 21, 2015

Kurt Masur, a musician whose discipline, command, and stature returned the New […]

Guerrilla theater: Current events make Lyric Opera of Chicago’s “Bel Canto” a timely premiere – Dec 06, 2015

It is a young composer’s first opera, a playwright’s first libretto, and […]

Adams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning work offers timely environmental music for Miami – Dec 03, 2015

John Luther Adams isn’t the first composer to set the sounds of […]