Classical music's soothing qualities are well known. But some argue that focusing on this feeds a misperception that the artform is benevolent, benign and boring.
It’s always a treat to listen to clarinetist David Krakauer do his thing, but he seems especially in his element in “Dreams and Prayers,” the newest album from Boston-based A Far Cry.
On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents "Salome" from one of the many cities where it was initially banned.
As the standoff between China and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong continues, some protesters have been rallying to "Do You Hear the People Sing?" from Les Miserables.
Watch the archived video webcast of the Varian Fry String Quartet, comprised of string players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
This week's new releases include a collection of unusual Schubert arrangements, a set of Chopin's complete mazurkas, and a collection of instrumental music of Meyerbeer.
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