Monday, November 28, 2011
Beethoven's deafness didn't stigmatize his music -- it made it better. At least that's popular belief. A new book attempts to separate myths from reality.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The Catalan soprano Montserrat Figueras, who brought a soulful voice to a broad swath of medieval, Renaissance and Baroque vocal music, died on Wednesday in Barcelona.
Monday, November 21, 2011
A new ballet company, directed by two principal dancers of two major companies, made its debut Monday night at the Joyce Theater. WQXR's Janet Babin reports.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The Boston Symphony will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Tanglewood next summer with world premieres, concerts based on programs from its inaugural season and new media initiatives.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Owned by conductor Lorin Maazel for 66 years, the violin by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini has been featured in a number of his recordings and in concerts.
Monday, November 07, 2011
If you're looking for the "one percent" of classical music, the Los Angeles Philharmonic leads the pack. But highly-paid conductors are a more universal phenomenon.
Friday, November 04, 2011
James Levine has canceled conducting the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Wagner's Goetterdaemmerung and is in danger of missing an entire season at the company for the first time since he made his debut in 1971.