A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History
Sun, 28 May 2017
Givonna Joseph, founder of OperaCréole, explains why it's so important to perform the works of composers of color, which she says were historically "hidden on purpose."
40 Years Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away, An Iconic Film Score Was Born
Thu, 25 May 2017
Star Wars was released 40 years ago today — and it wasn't just the light sabers that changed pop culture. John Williams' epic music, played by the London Symphony Orchestra, became a touchstone.
Songs We Love: The Crossing, 'The White Wind'
Fri, 19 May 2017
The Crossing, a new music choir from Philadelphia, communes with nature in John Luther Adams' "holy" ode to the wind, the skies and birds.
Lou Harrison, The 'Maverick' Composer With Asia In His Ears
Sat, 13 May 2017
Routinely labeled an "American maverick," Harrison lovingly brought Eastern traditions and the rugged American West together in his music, blazing new paths and constructing his own instruments.
In The Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Teens Speak Up By Singing Out
Thu, 11 May 2017
The group is celebrating its 25th anniversary by commissioning new pieces of contemporary classical music — and pushing the composers who write for the ensemble to broaden their own points of view.
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