In case you missed it
#60 • 15.06.2017
What classical music gets up to on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
#64 • 13.07.2017
The enigmatic composer’s obsessions and influences.
#33 • 24.11.2016
The composer Kaija Saariaho prepares for the Metropolitan Opera’s historic production of “L’Amour de Loin.”
#58 • 01.06.2017
Yarn/Wire’s “Currents” series comes full circle.
#01 • 18.01.2016
The soprano explores her character Ophelia, in Hans Abrahamsen’s “let me tell you,” through song.
#65 • 20.07.2017
It may be old, but it definitely isn’t boring.
Video of the Week
A Libretto by Wolfgang Hildesheimer
In issue #83, Volker Hagedorn revisits the work of writer and Mozart biographer Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Perhaps Hildesheimer’s unique understanding of music was informed by his hands-on work with it; he wrote the libretto for this opera “Das Ende einer Welt” (“The End of a World”) by Hans Werner Henze, who also narrates the words in the performance.
Audio of the Week
More of the Same
If you think Zack Ferriday’s experience of listening to a single movement of Mozart for three and a half hours was a fluke, try this: two hours of just “Gymnopédie No. 1” repeated over and over.