In case you missed it
#54 • 27.04.2017
Yair Klartag wants to live peacefully with doubt.
#30 • 03.11.2016
The composer and songwriter Gabriel Kahane is staying candid.
#64 • 13.07.2017
Discover the sounds of issue #64.
#02 • 04.02.2016
The composer Georg Friedrich Haas starts living his sexuality.
#01 • 18.01.2016
A student remembers Lilian Kallir and her unusual illness.
Video of the Week
“With my Russian, or rather Tatar background, I feel like I’m strongly attracted to darkness,” the violinist Alina Ibragimova told us in this week’s issue. That made us curious. This video of Tatar music portrays a kind of energetic depth. Also, for the classical concertgoer, there’s something fascinating about the combination of high-level virtuosity and the performers’ indifferent facial expressions.
Audio of the Week
Georgian Prisoners’ Songs
Listening to Tatar music at the office got us talking about Georgian polyphony. From there, we were only a short Soundcloud search away from these gorgeous Georgian Prisoners’ Songs, recorded from 1916–1918.