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Utah Symphony’s cautious opening proves a moving experience – Sep 19, 2020

The Utah Symphony opened its 2020-21 season on time Thursday night, […]

Pacifica Quartet serves up a bracing disc of women composers – Aug 05, 2020

Pacifica Quartet; Otis Murphy, saxophonist. Ran: Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory—String Quartet […]

Massachusetts chorus disc offers ideal introduction to Arvo Pärt – Jul 03, 2020

Arvo Pärt, Stabat Mater. Gloriae Dei Cantores GDCD 065 When he […]

New music for new times – Jun 25, 2020

Though the concert world is on hiatus because of the COVID-19 […]

Live music returns to Washington, offering a preview of the new concert normal – Jun 22, 2020

At 5 p.m. Saturday evening, something extraordinary happened: a group of […]

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 […]