An interview with Berlin Philharmonic artistic director Andrea Zietzschmann.
Early music is Gwendolyn Toth’s religion.
Yuval Sharon takes on opera’s future.
Christian Gerhaher doesn’t want to entertain.
A profile of Cenk Ergün.
Alan Hollinghurst on music.
What it’s like playing for a stream in an empty Miller Theatre.
A century apart, symmetrical cases of sexual harassment in opera.
Books on the human relationships complicating the soloist’s life.
The niche appeal of a historical diminution competition.
On listening to music while airborne.
Exploring bisexuality through opera.
Censorship, political correctness, and the legacy of “America’s Troubadour.”
Remembering Linda Shaver-Gleason.
A satire, a lawsuit, and a thin-skinned violinist.
James Levine is suing the Met. No matter what, both parties lose.
After 19 years of sexual harassment allegations, Dan Welcher has been fired.
Tracing Beethoven’s Ninth through the Brexit debacle.
Classical musicians in a culture war.
How did the repertoire become so narrow?
What opera should be learning from the movies.
In Taiwan, an orchestra plays by COVID rules.
Two Met orchestra musicians. Zero paychecks.
An orchestra stares into the financial abyss.
How the artist manager Xenia Evangelista converts hope into cash.
When the concert stage becomes a trigger for trauma, and what to do about it.
18 years after they were first reported, allegations of sexual harassment at the Butler School of Music continue.
Yes, every single one.
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.
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.