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Eighty-eight reasons to seek music online during the shutdown – May 19, 2020

CDs, YouTube, and online concerts continue to provide contact-free home delivery […]

What will the fall music season look like? Smaller, less epic and more soloistic—if it happens – May 13, 2020

The deadly Covid-19 pandemic continues to cut a swathe across the […]

Ten Recordings to get you through the shutdown (Part II) – Apr 12, 2020

Two weeks ago I posted the first installment of Ten Recordings […]

Judy Drucker: A Miami Tribute – Apr 02, 2020

Judy Drucker, who passed away Monday morning at 91 due to […]

Krzysztof Penderecki 1933-2020 – Apr 02, 2020

Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the most prominent compositional voices in 20th […]

Ten Recordings to get you through the shutdown (Part I) – Mar 30, 2020

All live performances across the country have necessarily come to a […]

Streaming links to get your music fix during the COVID-19 quarantine – Mar 18, 2020

In order to serve Classical Review readers during the current extended […]

A note on the coronavirus – Mar 15, 2020

Across the country, classical presenters and performing arts organizations are closed […]

Strong libretto, uneven music make “Marian’s Song” a mixed tribute to an opera pioneer – Mar 07, 2020

The racial barriers of mid-1900s America blocked Marian Anderson from U.S. […]

Composer Zwilich adds to her musical legacy with Cello Concerto premiere – Mar 07, 2020

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich is one of America’s preeminent composers, with a […]