Tenors may be characterized as head-strong and unpredictable, but they can produce pretty sounds.
November 30, 2011 If you're talking about the kings of the high Cs, make sure you know your facts from fabrications.
November 27, 2011 The Polish musician's unique soundscapes are a surprising blend of electronic and classical music.
November 26, 2011 Hear the agile musician's rigorously crafted songs, which fall somewhere between classical and pop.
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Charles Castronovo stars as the bashful postman in Daiel Catan's opera, Il Postino.
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November 24, 2011 The late opera composer's delightful final work will be broadcast on many PBS stations.
What are your favorite music and food pairings?
November 18, 2011 Does Mozart go with meat loaf? Grieg with gravy? What are your perfect food and music pairings?
November 17, 2011 The genre-bending cellist heads a dream team of string players in music that borrows from bluegrass.
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Don't mix up your mezzos and contraltos.
November 16, 2011 Learn to love our low-voiced lady opera singers who get to play everything from royalty to rivals.
Soprano Angela Gheorghiu conjures the spirit (and the music) of the late diva Maria Callas on her new album.
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November 15, 2011 One of today's reigning opera divas needn't rely on a long-gone legend to help sell records.
From stratospheric coloraturas to jet-powered Wagnerians, learn to love our highest-flying singers.
November 9, 2011 From stratospheric coloraturas to jet-powered Wagnerians, learn to love our highest-flying singers.
Greece's Orpheus stamp.
November 7, 2011 Instead of talking about the debt crisis, let's let the Greeks speak through their music.
Baffled by buffo? Talking about opera can be like walking through a linguistic thicket.
November 3, 2011 Know your singspiel from your sitzprobe? Opera has its own special lexicon, and it can be baffling.
If you know the end of the world is imminent, what music do you give one last listen?
October 31, 2011 On Halloween, a serious question: Which music would you take with you to the grave?
Conductor Ivan Fischer leads his Budapest Festival Orchestra in a program of Bartok and Schubert live at Carnegie Hall, Saturday, Oct. 29.
October 27, 2011 Ivan Fischer conducted a songful symphony by Schubert and a finger-twisting piano concerto by Bartok, played by his old friend Andras Schiff.
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How well do you know your funeral music? Match wits with composers from the great beyond.
October 26, 2011 Test your wits this Halloween with music meant to remember the dead.
A new album, directed by Levon Eskenian, sets music by the spiritual leader and composer G. I. Gurdjieff for traditional Eastern instruments.
October 25, 2011 A new album sets music by the Armenian spiritual leader for traditional Eastern folk instruments.
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