Deceptive Cadence un-stuffs the world of classical music, which is both fusty and ferociously alive.
19th Amendment, 19 Women: NY Philharmonic's 2020 Program Celebrates Suffragists
by Jeff Lunden on February 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm
The NY Philharmonic has commissioned 19 women to create new works to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. It's called Project 19.
Remembering Peter Serkin, The Searching Pianist
by Tom Huizenga on February 3, 2020 at 6:10 pm
A thoughtful musician from a distinguished family, Serkin interpreted the classics and expanded the repertoire by commissioning new works.
Opera For Newbies: Busting Myths And Belting High Notes
by Tom Huizenga on January 26, 2020 at 12:51 pm
A listener's guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.
Underground Railroad: A Conductor And Passengers Documented In Music
by Tom Huizenga on January 20, 2020 at 9:14 pm
When it comes to the Underground Railroad, everyone knows Harriet Tubman. But a new oratorio sheds light on a different, key figure named William Still.
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Health Officials Warn Americans To Start Planning For Spread Of Coronavirus In U.S.
by Rob Stein on February 25, 2020 at 7:24 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to start to prepare for the possibility of more aggressive measures to stop the spread of the new coronavirus in the United States.
'Inside Story' Sheds Light On Facebook's Effort To Connect The World
by Dave Davies on February 25, 2020 at 7:12 pm
How can one company be so wildly successful — and so thoroughly distrusted? Tech writer Steven Levy reflects on Facebook's enigmatic leader and its drive for expansion in his new book.
'Royal Albert Hall' Album Captures Bryan Ferry In All His Contradictory Glory
by Ken Tucker on February 25, 2020 at 7:12 pm
Best known as the lead singer for Roxy Music, Ferry released two solo albums in the '70s filled with covers. A marvelous new concert album features Ferry performing many of these songs live.
Gay Men More At Risk Of Eating Disorders, But Finding Community Can Be Hard
on February 25, 2020 at 6:52 pm
For National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we look at how eating disorders can affect men, particularly queer men.