In case you missed it
#02 • 04.02.2016
An interpretation of Schubert’s “Erlkönig” by the composer Georg Friedrich Haas.
#11 • 09.06.2016
Marin Alsop in São Paulo and Baltimore.
#80 • 16.11.2017
Get to know the young composers.
#60 • 15.06.2017
A new choral work by Michael Gordon.
#67 • 03.08.2017
The musical realms of Elizabeth A. Baker.
#26 • 06.10.2016
What’s behind the obsession with children who compose?
Video of the Week
Looking for a taste of what Ben Miller, in issue #92, describes as “Schreker’s thick harmonic taffy”? This video, with Simon Rattle and students of the Karajan Akademie, serves as a brief introduction to his lush style. Like taffy, a taste will be too much for some; others will dive in and regain their consciousness later with a stomach ache.
Audio of the Week
This week, Sam Kinchin-Smith argues that the drama of “Peter Grimes” is more important than its music. It’s a compelling thought, though Britten’s glassy “Four Sea Interludes” for orchestra might make you skeptical.