music + life
Detective in Venice
A novelist brings music to her art.
A Russian violinist submerses himself in tradition.
How a classical orchestra is getting ‘em while they’re young
Christophe Rousset shares his favorites, from artist to places.
A new generation of composers is making vibrant connections between once-separated musical scenes.
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra shows how Villa-Lobos is done; René Jacobs and company continue their masterful Mozart cycle with Idomeneo; Myron Michailidis and the Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra remind us of a composer named Ildebrando Pizzetti; Martin Helmchen and friends give us a Trout for all time; Kate Royal offers music for a midsummer night; and pianist Jenny Lin conquers with Shostakovich’s Preludes & Fugues.
Glenn Gould Reimagined
Hearing is Believing
A volatile, brilliant, prolific maestro