Author: Tom Huizenga

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Until recently, most classical music videos have been humdrum affairs. Musicians, in concert attire, earnestly produce their notes with eyes closed and heads tilted in... [Read More]
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The revered Spanish soprano, who died Saturday, spins out silvery threads of tone in her recordings, the likes of which no one has ever matched. [Read More]
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The revered Spanish soprano, who died Saturday, spins out silvery threads of tone in her recordings, the likes of which no one has ever matched. [Read More]
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The 28-year-old polymath from Boston discusses his new award, his precocious youth and how he perceives all human language as a form of musical communication. [Read More]
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Anthony Roth Costanzo is a feisty performer who knows a thing or two about busting down barriers in classical music. After all, opera singers don't... [Read More]
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Watch Joni Mitchell sing "Both Sides Now" in 1970, from a new film that documents her controversial performance at England's biggest music event. [Read More]
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Watch the young Harvard grad dispatch some of the most "knuckle-busting" piano repertoire with uncommon panache and precision. [Read More]
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The versatile opera star will sing an Irish classic at the memorial service of Senator John McCain Saturday at Washington's National Cathedral. [Read More]
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The versatile opera star will sing an Irish classic at the memorial service of Senator John McCain Saturday at Washington's National Cathedral. [Read More]
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To mark the centennial of her father's birth, Jamie Bernstein talks frankly about her new memoir, tracking her life as the daughter of the legendary... [Read More]
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To mark the centennial of her father's birth, Jamie Bernstein talks frankly about her new memoir, tracking her life as the daughter of the legendary... [Read More]
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The composer, whose music fused many styles with a singular voice, constantly broke new ground. He was the first African-American to win the Pulitzer... [Read More]
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Need to beef up on Leonard Bernstein? Hear the musical polymath's most delightful tunes, from West Side Story classics to surprises from Aretha Franklin, Tom... [Read More]
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Watch an excerpt from The Unchanging Sea, the latest commingling of filmmaker Bill Morrison's decaying reels of silent film and Michael Gordon's undulating music. [Read More]
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If the celebrated cellist could soundtrack his life, the music would be J.S. Bach's six Cello Suites. Yo-Yo Ma explains why they mean the world... [Read More]
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Why did Laurence Olivier return so often to Shakespeare's Othello? Why did Ansel Adams keep photographing the Grand Canyon? Obsessed or awestruck, artists revisit great... [Read More]
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, considered one of the world's top orchestras, has fired its conductor, Daniele Gatti, after two women publicly accused him... [Read More]
America's top orchestras are programming little or no music by women. Philadelphia has now included two works by female composers. A month ago it had... [Read More]
The humble German fiddler is in demand around the world. His formidable technique and self-effacing style allow the music to speak volumes. [Read More]
Fifty years ago, a group of six guys walked on a London stage to perform for the first time as The King's Singers. They were... [Read More]
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