In case you missed it
#79 • 09.11.2017
How three artists do it, in issue #79.
#54 • 27.04.2017
A playlist by Sung Jin Hong, artistic director of the One World Symphony.
#07 • 14.04.2016
The composers who matter to Ilan Volkov.
#57 • 25.05.2017
Improvisations by Rhymes With Opera.
#09 • 12.05.2016
The violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja is fed up.
#87 • 11.01.2018
Three calls to action, in issue #87.
Video of the Week
Classical music is a little too into round numbers. It often seems that endless birth-year, death-year, on-this-day celebrations preclude proper, considered programming. But despite our cynicism, we are still pretty proud of making it to issue #101. Here’s György Ligeti’s “Poème Symphonique” for 100 metronomes, for some slightly off-kilter symbolism.
Audio of the Week
You can’t really learn perfect pitch. But editor Jeffrey Arlo Brown got sold on the idea by a tacky website anyway. Listen to him trying, and investigating that tacky website, in episode 2 of our series Tonefoil Hat. Or, get started here.