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Prepping for Beethoven 250 birthday bash: A selective CD guide – Sep 19, 2019

“After Beethoven,” Benjamin Britten famously wrote, “came the rot.” He had […]

April events in Washington to showcase the multifaceted Lawrence Brownlee – Apr 04, 2019

Lawrence Brownlee considers Washington D.C. like a second home, and in […]

Gerald Finley, bringing the dark lord of “Bluebeard’s Castle” to life at Met Opera – Jan 24, 2019

On a recent weekday inside the Metropolitan Opera House, with a […]

Nico Muhly to go back to the future with Met premiere of “Marnie” – Oct 20, 2018

Opera has a long, honorable tradition of using stories inspired by […]

Yes, celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday. But what about other, better American composers? – Jul 12, 2018

If you’ve been living in an adjacent galaxy for the past […]

From Gluck to Glass, Anthony Roth Costanzo is broadening opera’s reach – Mar 17, 2018

“I hang out with people who go to galleries, who are […]

Chicago Symphony’s low brass rise to top billing with Higdon concerto premiere – Feb 01, 2018

At a rehearsal room at Symphony Center members of the Chicago Symphony […]

Top Ten Recordings of 2017 – Dec 26, 2017

1. Alessandro Stradella: Lagrime e Sospiri. Chantal Santon Jeffery, Galilei Consort, […]

After the deluge: How Houston Grand Opera converted a convention center into an opera house – Oct 19, 2017

A few steps from the platform where her production of Verdi’s […]

Chicago Symphony’s MusicNOW series to mark 20th anniversary with a retrospective – Sep 30, 2017

MusicNOW–the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s contemporary chamber series, which opens its 20th […]