Deceptive Cadence un-stuffs the world of classical music, which is both fusty and ferociously alive.
Krzysztof Penderecki, Boundary-Breaking Polish Composer, Dies At 86
by Tom Huizenga on March 29, 2020 at 7:42 pm
Known early on for his avant-garde works, the composer's challenging music nevertheless found fans far beyond traditional classical music circles.
Conversation Between The Keys: Víkingur Ólafsson Meets Debussy And Rameau
by Tom Huizenga on March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am
On his new album, the rising pianist once called "Iceland's Glenn Gould" offers a dialogue between two radical French composers born nearly 200 years apart.
In The Shadow Of 'The Planets' Lies Gustav Holst's Sweet Little Suite
by Tom Huizenga on March 11, 2020 at 9:04 am
The English composer's supernova hit continues to obscure his jaunty, folk inflected St. Paul's Suite.
Plácido Domingo And London's Royal Opera House Announce 'Mutual' Cancellations
by Tom Huizenga on March 6, 2020 at 5:10 pm
The star singer, who has been the subject of numerous allegations of sexual misconduct, will not be singing in a production of Verdi's Don Carlo this summer.
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