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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 [...]

Mariusz Kwiecien in his signature role with Lyric Opera of Chicago’s “Don Giovanni” – Sep 30, 2014

It’s a good thing “stand and deliver” is no longer the preferred [...]

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 [...]