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Mezzo Solos by Brahms, Elgar, and The Brothers Balliett
On May 3, The Cecilia Chorus of New York performs an interesting triptych of pieces shining the spotlight on ...
May 1, 2019
Notre Dame’s Long History of Damage and Repair
Of all the French Gothic buildings, it is perhaps the Notre Dame cathedral of Paris, with the aid ...
Arts & Culture
April 24, 2019
Why Video Games Are So Addictive
There have been rehab centers popping up specifically for gaming disorder or internet addiction.
Values and Tradition
April 12, 2019
Celebrating Richard Tucker and More With the Met Opera Guild
Richard Tucker began his career at the Metropolitan Opera in 1945, before it even came to its Lincoln ...
April 5, 2019
Bringing the Magic of Opera Right Into Schools
Each year, Opera Saratoga packs up one production into one van and brings it directly to thousands of ...
March 26, 2019
Secret Masses, Setting Faith Into Music, and the English Reformation
When England's King Henry VIII broke from the Roman Catholic Church in the 16th century, it was as ...
March 21, 2019
‘Dido and Aeneas’ at the Met Museum
Henry Purcell's Baroque masterpiece "Dido and Aeneas" is one of the most famous English operas. The last aria, ...
March 20, 2019
NTD International Piano Competition Takes a Different Approach to Repertoire
Fairly new as far as major classical music competitions go, the New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television International Piano ...
March 8, 2019
Magnificat: Women’s Voices in Celebration of Saint Mary
A Magnificat is a canticle, a Latin word that means "magnify," and in this context "My soul magnifies ...
March 8, 2019
Film Review: ‘Reunion,’ a Story of a Quiet Love That Gets Torn Apart
It's all very cloak-and-dagger. When police detective Chen is finally reunited with his childhood sweetheart, there is an ...
March 1, 2019
Brühl’s Augustusburg Palace: A Brilliant Example of German Rococo
Just a short train ride south from Cologne, the Brühl train stop sits right across the street from ...
February 27, 2019
Painting the Spanish Renaissance Through Song
The technique of tone painting goes as far back as the history of music. Even in the time of ...
February 17, 2019
Digital Devices and the Developing Child: Should You Go Screen-Free?
It affects how far children go in school, in relationships, and in their careers—in short, it could affect ...
Wise Parenting for Modern Times
February 15, 2019
An Intimate Brahms Requiem Hopes to Give Comfort
The year 1865 began with a great loss for composer Johannes Brahms. That February, his mother died. By ...
February 6, 2019
Symphony Marketing Director Finds Joy and Meaning in Shen Yun
McALLEN, Texas—As the curtain came up on the creation of a 5,000-year divinely inspired civilization, it was "like ...
December 22, 2018
Former Athlete Sees Chinese Culture in New Light After Shen Yun
BERKELEY, Calif.—Bill Wagner was a competitive alpine skier until he was 18, after which he attended college playing ...
December 19, 2018
New York String Orchestra Seminar Celebrates 50 Years
With the holiday season in full swing, performing arts traditions abound in the city. This Christmas, the New ...
December 6, 2018
Why Teaching Art Is Teaching Character
The arts are a living history. More than that, they form the tangible embodiment of a culture, and ...
The Case for an Education Based on Virtues
December 3, 2018
Tenor Lawrence Brownlee, Steward of a Beautiful Voice
PARIS—"Do I believe in fate? I do. I think you can take advantage of fate with hard work; ...
November 29, 2018
A Christmas Opera Told Through Singers Who Lived It
NEW YORK—Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" is a Christmas nativity story. It is a one-act ...
November 25, 2018
Upstate College Bridges Cultures Through Dance
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y.—At the beginning of each dance class, the students bow to their teachers. At the end of ...
November 16, 2018
Rachmaninoff’s Lost Russia, Captured in his ‘Vespers’
For most, the brilliant composer Sergei Rachmaninoff brings to mind powerful piano works and an iconic, unequivocally Russian sound. ...
November 8, 2018
Chopin and Delacroix: How Romanticism Grapples With Past and Present
Nestled between the 18th-century Age of Reason and 19th-century realism, Romanticism was a movement that gripped the most ...
Arts & Culture
November 5, 2018
Harpsichord Virtuoso Zuzana Ruzickova’s Legacy Captured on Film
NEW YORK—Looking straight at the viewer, Zuzana Ruzickova, then 87, detailed the horrors of three Nazi concentration camps, ...
October 15, 2018
Baroque Violinist Augusta McKay Lodge on the Ephemerality of Musical Experiences
NEW YORK—"I don't think you should make it too grand of a thing," violinist Augusta McKay Lodge says ...
October 15, 2018
Exploring Haydn, Beyond the Clichés
We remember him as "Papa Haydn," father of the symphony and mentor to Mozart and Beethoven, and the ...
October 10, 2018
Doctor Says Shen Yun Helps You Experience the ‘Grand Moments’ of Life
"Wonderful, wonderful, I really enjoyed it. Very beautiful pieces." "The harmony, the symphonies they play are just unbelievable, ...
October 7, 2018
Remains of More Than 1,200 Holocaust Victims Laid to Rest in Belarus After Mass Grave Discovered
Isabel van Brugen
‘American Taliban’ Terrorist Freed After 17 Years in Prison
The Associated Press
Botswana Lifts Ban on Hunting Elephants
Democrats, Federal Employee Unions Decry Trump Plan to Reform Bureaucracy
Judge Refuses to Block Bank Subpoenas Seeking President Trump’s Financial Records
Attorney General Barr Criticizes Nationwide Injunctions
India’s Narendra Modi Stuns Opposition With Huge Election Win
UK Intel Agencies Frame ‘Spygate’ Involvement Ahead of Trump’s Declassification
Following US Export Ban, Mobile Carriers Worldwide Drop Huawei Phones From Lineup
Update: Tornado Kills at Least Three in Missouri, Causes ‘Catastrophic Damage’ in Jefferson City