Anne Akiko Meyers eager to tackle Bates Violin Concerto with Chicago Symphony – Apr 17, 2014

It was a leap into the unknown for composer and soloist alike. […]

Fleming to star in “Capriccio” at Lyric Opera; “Tannhäuser,” “Anna Bolena” and “Porgy” also on tap in 2014-15 season – Feb 01, 2014

UPDATED. The Lyric Opera of Chicago will mark its 60th anniversary season […]

“Rusalka” remains a favorite vocal touchstone for Renée Fleming – Jan 22, 2014

Nobody can accuse Renée Fleming of being a creature of habit. Within […]

Florida Grand Opera to open season with Levy’s great, neglected American tragedy – Nov 01, 2013

Maybe the third time will actually be the charm. To celebrate its […]

Metropolitan Opera to explore the internet’s dark side with Nico Muhly’s “Two Boys” – Oct 17, 2013

Nico Muhly’s Two Boys, which will have its U.S. premiere Oct. 21 at […]

Muti talks Verdi: Conductor to lead off his fourth CSO season with a very Verdi month – Sep 18, 2013

One can never accuse Riccardo Muti of false enthusiasm, not least when […]

Composer David Lang explores a secular transcendence in “Little Match Girl Passion” – Aug 21, 2013

In the classical music world, compositions titled “Passion” usually have a very […]

Radio’s Bill McGlaughlin delights in making waves for classical music – Jul 15, 2013

In an episode of his radio show, Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin, […]

Roll over Vivaldi? Daniel Hope to perform a retooled “Four Seasons” at Ravinia – Jun 19, 2013

When Max Richter was a child, he loved Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons. […]

Adamo’s new “Mary Magdalene” opera won’t take traditional Jesus story as gospel – Jun 11, 2013

The women in the life of Jesus Christ have been receiving a […]