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How Soundpainting Came to ‘PoP Up’ in Fort Greene, Brooklyn
"If we can inspire a sense of connection, wonder and whimsy in a fractured world, then I think we have done our job."
Handler With Care
An entrepreneurial composer returns to full-time composing.
Triangle Shirtwaist Burns with ‘Fire in My Mouth’ Oratorio
An infamous tragedy inspires a monument to immigrants and their American struggle.
Can Divan Orchestra Bring Peace to the Middle East?
Reflections on a "project against ignorance" for young Arab and Israeli musicians.
Classical Music #MeToo Firings Send Signal: Time’s Up
Where do we go from here? The shakedowns are not in themselves the victory.
Stage Legend Mary Beth Peil: A Leading Lady On Film at...
Broadway's grande dame shines in a film about aging, longing and the generation gap.
Calling ‘Doctor Atomic’: In Santa Fe, Peter Sellars Revisits the Bomb
An interview with the world’s undisputed leader of disruptive opera directing.
Pussy Riot Returns (On the Album of an All-Woman Vocal Quartet)
Lyrics and trial transcriptions join forces in a powerful oratorio.
Meet the Women Composers Database (3000+ of Them!)
What will get more works by women programmed? More works by women being programmed.
In the Age of #MeToo, I’m Thinking About Yuja Wang
For women classical artists, the glass ceiling is their attire.
Like Music, Broadway’s “Farinelli” Has Charms — and Mark Rylance
Was Spain's melancholy king, Philippe V, crazy? Or crazy like a fox? Only a castrato knew for sure.
Must Be The Bourbon: Inclusive Classical Music In Kentucky
In Louisville, the vision of "golden age of orchestral music" may be close at hand.
Mozart Librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte, Dead Since 1838, Speaks
All I could manage was "Lorenzo Da Ponte, is that you?" To which he replied "Ha ha!"
Classical Music Gets a Modern Makeover by Women
Elevating female composers and new music is a surefire strategy to engage more audiences.
The de Wolfe Questionnaire: Caitlin Strokosch
The CEO of NPN/VAN talks about activists and artists, places by water and cellos.
Gender Parity Is a Hot Topic Elsewhere, Too
An end-of-year round up of interesting gender parity stories around the web.
Robert Gutman: The Gentle Man Banned from Beyreuth
Robert Gutman was proof that you could make some people very angry and yet not be jerk.
Carnegie Hall Celebrates 125 Years of Great Performances
Explore the history of Carnegie Hall as it celebrates its 125th anniversary
A 650th Birthday Abounding with History
From founder Rudolf IV to Pope Pius II and beyond, history abounds as the University of Vienna celebrates 650 years.
Would Greek EU Exit Create a Global Domino Effect?
Fasten your seat belts.