On 'Fantasies,' Mozart and Schumann Shimmer In The ShadowsTue, 21 Mar 2017
Piotr Anderszewski is one of the most revered pianists today, and one of the most delightfully unpredictable. His new album links composers with a direct line from brainstorm to masterpiece.
In Pursuit Of A More Diverse Night At The OperaMon, 06 Mar 2017
How do you attract a more diverse audience at the opera? One answer is to produce operas with characters that look more like the general citizenry.
How To Practice Effectively, According To ScienceMon, 06 Mar 2017
Want to boost those neural pathways? TED Ed offers practical suggestions: Practice in concentrated bursts, work through passages slooowly --
and step away from Facebook.
Caroline Shaw's Helping 'Hands'Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Riffing off a Baroque cantata, the Pulitzer-winner creates a beautiful and luminous musical balm.
Among Pianists In Moscow, An Abiding Love For A Show-Stealing AmericanWed, 22 Feb 2017
The late Van Cliburn won a piano competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Today, pianists competing in an event named after Cliburn hold a certain reverence for the man and the moment.