September 23, 2012 The celebrated mezzo-soprano unearths music from a mysterious Baroque composer who doubled as a diplomat. Mission stands as another fascinating success in Bartoli's keen and continuing musical archeology.
September 19, 2012 What happens when pop songs dress up in classical music clothes? Test your wits in a listening quiz.
September 13, 2012 The postminimalist composer embraced the internet and was an inspiration to his students and friends.
September 11, 2012 Henryk Górecki's serene choral music provides the perfect balm for busy, disjointed lives.
September 10, 2012 Avital has the long, slender fingers of a concert pianist. Yet instead of stretching chords out wide on a Steinway, he squeezes those lengthy digits onto the tiny fretted fingerboard of a mandolin. The instrument today is associated with bluegrass and western swing, but in Avital's hands, the mandolin sings with the sounds of J.S. Bach, Ernest Bloch and contemporary composers.
September 6, 2012 Celebrate the sound of the venturesome orchestra while it's silenced by a bitter labor dispute.
August 20, 2012 It's good to take it easy during the dog days of summer. But how slow is too slow in classical music?
August 17, 2012 The Atlanta Symphony struggles, a one-handed pianist graduates and the music of John Cage continues.
August 15, 2012 A mission to pick meaningful music — "Six Songs of Me" — inspired hundreds of personal playlists.
August 14, 2012 A new 23-CD set explores the suave elegance of one of the most successful opera composers.
August 9, 2012 More than ever, music matters to us. But why do we like what we like? "Six Songs of Me," a new project launched by a British publication, may ultimately provide some answers.