Mark Morris
The Bridge Builder Jordi Savall crosses the chasm vast.

By Ben Finane

Photographs by Sarah Shatz

First Love Our readers share the moment they were first ensared.

Music Makers

Portraits of instrument makers, tuners and repairers.

By Sarah Shatz

Portrait of a Baritone

An appraisal of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

By Jens F. Laurson

fathers & sons

By Ben Finane

music + life

Back to Bach Pianist András Schiff revisits The Well-Tempered Clavier and other totems of J.S. Bach on stage and on record.

By Bradley Bambarger

A Hub of Ideas

Construction of the National Opera Center is under way in New York City.

By Brian Wise

A Father’s Lament

Finding solace in the sound of authentic sorrow.

By Rev. Jake Bohstedt Morrill

Violinist on the Beach

Jennifer Koh is touring in a revival of the Philip Glass masterwork.

By Colin Eatock

 

discovery

Splendor in the Grass

Our man in London offers a round-up of country house opera.

By Guy Dammann

Dark Beauty

The New World Symphony offers atour of Bluebeard’s Castle.

By Ben Finane

Savvy and Serendipity Avie Records marks tenyears in partnership with its artists.

By Bradley Bambarger

Funeral for a Kindred Spirit

The beautiful stoicism of Brahms’s Nänie defies absolute categories.

By Thomas May

recommended

Herbert von Karajan; Parsifal; sensual Grieg; Reinhard Schwarz-Schilling; Vilde Frang; Scott Joplin; piano trios; The Makropulos Case; Hans Rott; Stéphane Denève’s Debussy; Flavius Bertaridus; August de Boeck; a completed Bruckner Nine; Andreas Staier’s Diabellis; Eduard Franck; Dorothee Mields; Véronique Gens; Alexei Lubimov; Elektra; l’Olimpiade; Andreae conducts Andreae; and The Kernis Project

A Clockwork Counterpoint: The Music and Literature of Anthony Burgess

By Daneil Felsenfeld

 

With the Piano Tuner

Baseball may have won out, but the piano abides.

By Fay Vincent