In case you missed it
#40 • 19.01.2017
An interview with Nabil Arbaain, a Syrian musician who fled Damascus.
#70 • 24.08.2017
Classical music’s bizarre side.
#10 • 24.05.2016
A conversation with the cellist Jan Vogler on the rise of Pegida in Dresden.
#13 • 23.06.2016
Dispatches from the Ojai Music Festival and Jordan Hall.
Video of the Week
In issue #87, the alto Wiebke Lehmkuhl wishes she could sing as many different types of repertoire as Christa Ludwig. In this video, Ludwig is accompanied by Leonard Bernstein on the piano. Brahms offers more lieder options for women singers than most composers, but the genre is still dominated by baritones; one thesis estimated that only about 14 percent of lieder are specifically meant for women to sing.