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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 […]

Beethoven among friends with Ma, Ax, and Kavakos – Mar 05, 2020

The Beethoven Express continues to accelerate down the highway.  Chicago is […]

Trifonov’s rare artistry illuminates Bach’s rarely heard “Art of Fugue” – Mar 04, 2020

If the 60-degree weather on Sunday offered hope that another Chicago […]

Yuja rocks a full house in Chicago with keyboard fireworks and artistry – Feb 19, 2020

Yuja Wang. Superstar. With apologies to Webber and Rice, the song […]

Bell’s Paganini stands out with Academy concert in Miami – Feb 18, 2020

Joshua Bell has been music director of the Academy of St. […]

George Crumb Festival closes with a varied feast – Feb 03, 2020

Amid season-long cycles commemorating the anniversaries of bygone musical monoliths, it is easy […]

The lines hum in Telegraph Quartet’s crackling Chamber Music Houston set – Jan 23, 2020

Chamber Music Houston devotes one slot in each season’s series to […]