Link to the article and the video about the NSO violinist who made a violin out of a baseball bat.
Returning to Maazel, since he's returning to us: the Castleton Festival opens tonight, a spate of Britten opera performances, recitals, and orchestral concerts on the conductor's estate in Rappahannock County, Virginia, 1.5 hours (or so) from DC.
A new site called musoc.org promulgates the view, so damaging to our field, that classical music is simply better across the board than all other forms of music.
Do critics matter? Today's Post feature seems to miss the point of what it is that being a critic is all about.
Giorgio Lalov finally announces the maiden season of his Baltimore Opera Theater with two performances; in July, Baltimore's Artscape festival offers some other local opera fare.
Questions on readers' CD consumption: who is listening, and to what?
Link to a review of the Kennedy Center Chamber Players's season-ending "Quartet for the End of Time."
A link to today's review of "Così fan tutte" at Wolf Trap Opera; Joan Reinthaler reviews the final concert of the National Orchstral Institute (NOI).