New York Times
The Metropolitan Opera has announced that concurrent with its final live presentation of the Robert Lepage production of Wagner’s “Ring des Nibelungen” this spring (May 5-12), it will begin broadcasting the complete “Ring” cycle to movie theaters around the world.
A new series of broadcasts featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic in concert will be heard on classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) beginning this weekend.
Wanted: 2,500 Bach lovers, each with 20 quid to spare. Previous experience of philanthropy not essential.
The new Glyndeboure opera, Gold Run, conducted by James Redwood, is about the Paralympic Games.
Few Conductors Speak Directly To Their Audiences, But When They Do Is It Informative And Engaging Or Downright Annoying?
In this anniversary year, forget the concept of Debussy the musical impressionist. I want to celebrate Debussy the sonic explorer.
The Rest Is Noise
In a Rest Is Noise exclusive, Alex Ross reveals to an anxiously waiting world the contents of the smoothie that Michael Tilson Thomas prepared onstage at Carnegie Hall the other night, during a rendition of Song Books and other works by John Cage.