An interview with the legendary agent Jasper Parrott.
A Chinese promoter on whether his country can save classical music.
Alan Hollinghurst on music.
The permanent revisions of Peter Eötvös.
Alan Gilbert starts fresh.
Unsuk Chin suffers for her art.
Andrew Manze’s committed spontaneity.
A Longtime Assistant Remembers Mariss Jansons.
The surprising progressivism of Paul Dukas.
On listening to music while airborne.
Is the prevalence of suicide in opera harmful or healing?
How ambient is changing classical music.
There is no absolution in art or life. A dispatch from Bayreuth.
The loss and rediscovery of Croatia’s groundbreaking electroacoustic music scene.
How did the repertoire become so narrow?
Anna Netrebko’s defense of blackface.
What opera should be learning from the movies.
What’s next for Barenboim and the Staatsoper?
A satire, a lawsuit, and a thin-skinned violinist.
The high-stress, low-reward world of the page turner.
The decline of one of America’s great composers.
How the artist manager Xenia Evangelista converts hope into cash.
18 years after they were first reported, allegations of sexual harassment at the Butler School of Music continue.
Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic have had enough.
And wound up hating Mozart.
Classical music in the world’s next superpower.
What would singers do without them?
A corrective to the 2018 Oscars Original Score shortlist.
The trombonist and composer’s formative years.
The top 10 composers who only wrote one famous piece.
And almost seriously injured myself.
Unpacking the Instagram score-studying aesthetic.
Who’s Your Conductor Soul Mate?
What classical music gets up to on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
What classical music gets up Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Sounds and wanderings by the composer Kristina Wolfe.
Empathy and perception with the composer Sky Macklay.
Katherine Balch dives into plant sounds, nonlinear novels, humming, and shivering.
Cult appeal and the universe with the composer Dylan Mattingly.
Procrastination and the search for simplicity with the composer Natalie Draper.
Scoring Hong Kong film and arranging Harry Partch.
Playing Chopin and poker, at home and abroad.
A photo essay from Thessia Machado’s studio.
Where do piano tuners spend their days?
Listening to Kim Jong-il’s operas.
A photo essay from an organ builder’s workshop.
Matt Haimovitz in Sarasota, Florida.
Matt Haimovitz in Cormons, Italy.
Matt Haimovitz in Fishtail, Montana.
Who loved it, who hated it – Seth MacFarlane at the San Francisco Symphony.
Who loved it, who hated it – “Girls of the Golden West.”
Who loved it, who hated it – “Elektra” at the Deutsche Oper.
Two graphic designers on new classical album covers.
A poem by David Ferry, in sound.