Each of us is prone to having a very personal nightmare, reflecting the stresses of our own particular situations — musicians included.
How I wish I had attended at least one performance by the late and truly great Earl Wild; my admiration for him knows no bounds.
Finding the violin chinrest to be more of an obstruction than an aid, lately, has led me to take a brief look into the subject.
Bow hairs aside, it is not a very likely combination, yet somehow, this violinist has been unable to avoid horses as a recurring theme.
The Long Christmas Dinner, a jewel of an opera by Paul Hindemith, is available as a recording in the composer’s own translation into German.
Szathmári’s Voyage to Kazohinia was finally reprinted in English last year, concluding a personal voyage to get hold of it once again.
Mozart’s Don Giovanni is thrilling to experience as originally intended, but its portrayal by marionettes is something else altogether.
The title story of John Barth’s collection, Lost in the Funhouse, has continued to resonate in the decades since it first appeared.
Charles Chaplin later preferred to forget about The Circus, but fortunately it remains available for us alongside his better-known gems.
The achievement of Florence Foster Jenkins, peerless soprano, has remained unsurpassed to this day; no one who hears her is ever the same.