Tom Huizenga Tom Huizenga is a music producer for NPR Digital Media.
Tom Huizenga
Stories By

Tom Huizenga

Jessye Norman performs in 1991 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Frans Schellekens/Redferns hide caption

toggle caption
Frans Schellekens/Redferns

Majestic American Soprano Jessye Norman Dies At 74

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/765886905/766176757" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Marin Alsop leads the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. On Monday, management and musicians announced a new one-year contract, ending a bitter labor dispute. Margot Schulman/BSO hide caption

toggle caption
Margot Schulman/BSO

Antonin Dvorak predicted that American classical music would draw from African American traditions. A new article wonders why American classical music has remained so white. Karen Chan /Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

toggle caption
Karen Chan /Getty Images/EyeEm

Will Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, home to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, be filled with music this weekend? Musicans and management continue to argue over a new contract. Eli Pousson/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
Eli Pousson/Flickr

Members of the 146-voice chorus, dressed as garment workers, in composer Julia Wolfe's Fire In My Mouth, which documents the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York. Chris Lee/Decca Gold hide caption

toggle caption
Chris Lee/Decca Gold

Tragic Fire Sparks Julia Wolfe's Latest Look At American Labor History

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/747034731/754485132" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Ivo Pogorelich's new recording of Beethoven and Rachmaninoff sonatas is the pianist's first album in 21 years. Bernard Martinez/Sony Classical hide caption

toggle caption
Bernard Martinez/Sony Classical

Jonathan Biss

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/749395568/751060334" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Augustin Hadelich's latest album spotlights violin concertos by Johannes Brahms and György Ligeti. Patrick Long/Warner Classics hide caption

toggle caption
Patrick Long/Warner Classics

Opposites Attract: Two Violin Concertos In The Hands Of A Master

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/730695331/735510461" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians performing at the state capitol, in Annapolis, June 13, to urge Gov. Larry Hogan to release state funding for the financially strapped orchestra. Cheryl Diaz Meyer/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Cheryl Diaz Meyer/The Washington Post/Getty Images

The rapper Goldlink. His new album, Diaspora, is on our shortlist for the best new releases of the week. Joyce Ng/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Joyce Ng/Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out June 14

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/732602085/732609401" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">