The Quiet Road Forward
Why the "poor little dying girls" hold no interest for mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča
The Rise of Minimalism
A short history of the people and gestures that made a movement.
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Attack of the Big Screens
Should concerts be seen and not heard?
No Room to Hide
An introduction to the string quartets of Josef Haydn.
Arrangements of show tunes for piano, by pianists.
A Multimedia Maestro
Esa-Pekka Salonen finds work as an app maker.
Maestro Carlos Kleiber holds the record for the greatest Beethoven Fifth.
A Few Days in Provence
The Festival d’Aix offers riches in the sun.
Braving online instruction in classical music.
Naxos at Twenty-Five
Founder Klaus Heymann talks shop as the revolutionary label marks its silver anniversary.
Restoration in the Rockies
Music and the great outdoors at the Grand Teton Music Festival.
Choir of King’s College Cambridge; Don Giovanni; Anne Sofie von Otter; Gergiev conducts Tchaikovsky; Andsnes plays Beethoven; Apollo’s Fire; Gilbert conducts Nielsen; Carmen; Perahia’s box of Mozart; Venice by Night; William Lawes; Slatkin conducts Berlioz; La finta giardiniera; Schiff’s second Well-Tempered; Stephen Hough goes French; Janine Jansen; Aimard’s Preludes; Jordi Savall; Artemis Quartet; Stile Antico; Uchida plays Mozart; Joseph Calleja; and Two Lutes
A Quick One While He’s Away
From somewhere in Eastern Europe, Arvo Pärt answers an email.