April 18, 2012 Hear opera reinvent itself in the hands of cutting-edge composers facing an uncertain new century.
April 11, 2012 Hear why these three composers are still superstars in opera houses worldwide.
April 10, 2012 Watch an excerpt of Peter Sellars' semi-staged "ritualization" of Bach's dramatic passion story.
April 6, 2012 A tempest over tutus, the Met's embattled Ring cycle, $2 tickets and much more: all the news that's fit to link.
April 6, 2012 Gravely ill in spring 1825, Beethoven worked on a groundbreaking new string quartet. It begins ominously with four dark, uncertain notes, then travels paths of pain and suffering, eventually triumphing in sunlight. Hear the Emerson String Quartet make the journey at the Savannah Music Festival.
April 5, 2012 Hear top chamber music players, like the Takacs Quartet and guitarist Miloš, at this year's festival.
April 4, 2012 On the day he first held his father's beat-up old guitar, Milos Karadaglic knew he'd picked the right instrument. From the war-torn Montenegro of his youth to London's Royal Academy of Music, the 28-year-old has made a splash in the guitar world. Hear him in recital at the Savannah Music Festival.
April 3, 2012 Bach's Goldberg Variations are filled with contrasts. Contrasts that swirl inside the head of pianist Jeremy Denk who, seated at his own living room Steinway, muses about how Bach built two of his most opposite variations — the simplistic No. 18 and the brooding No. 25.
April 3, 2012 Bach's Goldberg Variations is sweet and beautiful music. But Jeremy Denk, from the comfort of his living room Steinway, digs deeper to focus on one of the Goldberg's "dark jewels."
April 3, 2012 What makes Bach's Goldberg Variations tick? Pianist Jeremy Denk reveals how Bach's musical DNA — a simple strand of bass notes — is fleshed out into the beautiful melody that fuels the Goldbergs.