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Music Review: John Luther Adams – ‘Become Ocean’

Become-Ocean

Environment melds with imagination in the Grammy winner for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Read More »

Interview: Thomas Crawford, Conductor of the American Classical Orchestra, on Performing Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert on Original Instruments

Thomas Crawford conducts the American Classical Orchestra and Chorus

I've heard it said many times and I agree that the period-instrument movement was one of the two or three most refreshing and lifeblood-giving events in a century to keep classical music alive. Read More »

Concert Review: Pianist Carlo Grante’s ‘Masters of High Romanticism’ Brahms Program – Lincoln Center, NYC (2/10/15)

Carlo Grante with Bosendorfer grand piano

The pianist's intellectual approach to the music was loving and respectful as well. Read More »

Music Review: Todd Miller – ‘Bring Him Home’

Todd Miller

Todd Miller combines a deep Christian faith with an attitude of tolerance and acceptance, both of which influence his music and vocal style. Read More »

Music Review: Arnold Schoenberg/Pierre Boulez – ‘Pierrot lunaire’

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The first (and perhaps finest) of Arnold Schoenberg's masterpiece 'Pierrot lunaire' was released by the Wergo label in 1962, and is finally available on compact disc. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Other Mozart’ by Sylvia Milo

Sylvia Milo in THE OTHER MOZART. Photo by by Charlotte Dobre

Mozart's sister has been the subject of several novels and a film, but it's hard to imagine anyone can have brought her back to life with as much vivid urgency as Sylvia Milo does on stage. Read More »

Interview: Pianist Yoonie Han on Her Debut Album ‘Love and Longing’

Yoonie Han in Dolce and Gabbana

The pianist explores love and longing on her debut release on the Steinway & Sons label, with music by Schubert, Liszt, Prokofiev, Granados and more. Read More »

Music Review: David Lang – ‘Love Fail’

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With a love story of legend as inspiration, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer fashions a medieval soundscape with more than a touch of modern sensibility. Read More »

Music Reviews: Clare Fischer – ‘After the Rain,’ The Clare Fischer Orchestra – ‘Music For Strings, Percussion and the Rest’

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Fischer has studied the musical tradition, and he has used his studies to create his own artistic voice. Read More »

Music Review: Chris Campbell – ‘Things You Already Know’

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A progressive and eclectic work from a composer who challenges categorization. Read More »