Sing Different: Steve Jobs' Life Becomes An Opera
Sat, 22 Jul 2017
The Apple co-founder's complicated story is the subject of The (R)evolution Of Steve Jobs, by composer Mason Bates and librettist Mark Campbell. It premieres Saturday in Santa Fe.
300 Years Of Handel's 'Water Music,' With A Splash Of Politics
Mon, 17 Jul 2017
Three hundred years ago, England's embattled King George I decided to divert public attention from the country's woes with a big musical party on the River Thames.
An Estonian Choir Channels Emily Brontë's Windswept Blues
Wed, 05 Jul 2017
On a new album, the Grammy-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir sings new music by native son Tõnu Kõrvits and probes the windswept melancholy of the 19th-century English author's poetry.
This Land Is Our Land: Young Immigrant Musicians Reinvent A Classic
Mon, 03 Jul 2017
Six classically-trained musicians, rooted in six different countries, come together to perform a new composition inspired by Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land."
Philharmonic Flip-Flop: Conductor Alan Gilbert Trades New York For Hamburg
Fri, 23 Jun 2017
The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.
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