The Gospel According to the Other Mary

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Peter Sellars (l) and John Adams
1:26PM
August 21, 2014

A new oratorio by John Adams and Peter Sellars, well worth hearing.

Licia Albanese Dies

12:55PM
August
21, 2014

Some memories of soprano Licia Albanese, who died last week at the age of 105!

Classical Burnout: Don’t Lose Your Love For Music

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1:46PM
August
13, 2014

Young people are burning out studying music. Must one study music to love music?

The Arts in Columbus: An Updated Perspective

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The Columbus Museum of Art. More is more and more is better!
11:49AM
July 31, 2014

The arts in the big cities struggle. The arts thrive in Columbus.

A Lockout in New York

Peter Gelb the Met’s president and CEO
Peter Gelb the Met’s president and CEO
10:28AM
July
24, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera has threatened a lockout if agreements can’t be reached with the company’s unions.

Maria Callas Interviewed by David Frost in 1970

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David Frost with Maria Callas
9:28AM
July
24, 2014

Maria Callas on the David Frost TV show in 1970, as she was trying to revive her career.

Tenor Carlo Bergonzi Turns 90

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Carlo Bergonzi
2:00PM
July 17, 2014

The great Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi celebrates his 90th birthday.

Play It Again: An Amateur Against the Impossible

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Alan Rusbridger runs an international newspaper and plays the piano for fun(!)
12:53PM
July
10, 2014

Play it Again, An Amteur Against the Impossible chronicles Alan Rusbridger’s attempt to master a brief and difficult piece by Chopin

Modern Birthday Gifts For Famous Composers

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Anna Bahr Mildenburg
6:06PM
July 9, 2014

What would you give Mahler, or Mozart, or Bach for his birthday?