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.
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.
Mozart’s Don Giovanni is thrilling to experience as originally intended, but its portrayal by marionettes is something else altogether.
The achievement of Florence Foster Jenkins, peerless soprano, has remained unsurpassed to this day; no one who hears her is ever the same.
Long known to produce remarkable results for humans and other animal species, music therapy appears to have benefits for plant life as well.
Some of us know that classical music persuades, inspires, and consoles, but it seems that the masterpieces also convince the uninitiated.
Beethoven’s masterpiece set of 32 Variations in C Minor has always felt to me as if the entire universe were contained therein.
A visit to China several years ago brought about a most welcome introduction to the world of Chinese opera and the desire to hear more.