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October 21   -  

Opera About 1985 Achille Lauro Hijacking Draws Protests At Met

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani was among those who denounced The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams, calling it anti-Semitic and anti-Israel. » E-Mail This

October 19   -  

After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates

On Oct. 19, 1814, an Austrian teenager named Franz Schubert wrote "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel," a boldly innovative song that remains an inspiration for singers and songwriters. » E-Mail This

October 19   -  

After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates

On Oct. 19, 1814, an Austrian teenager named Franz Schubert wrote "Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel," a boldly innovative song that remains an inspiration for singers and songwriters. » E-Mail This

October 18   -  

Postlude To A Kiss: Scriabin's Raging 'Poem Of Ecstasy'

Mystical Russian composer Alexander Scriabin saw music, heard colors and wrote music that goes from ecstasy to frenzy. Baltimore Symphony conductor Marin Alsop explores Scriabin's best-known piece. » E-Mail This

October 18   -  

Postlude To A Kiss: Scriabin's Raging 'Poem Of Ecstasy'

Mystical Russian composer Alexander Scriabin saw music, heard colors and wrote music that goes from ecstasy to frenzy. Baltimore Symphony conductor Marin Alsop explores Scriabin's best-known piece. » E-Mail This

October 17   -  

Twenty Years Later, 'Klinghoffer' Still Draws Protests

Some critics charge that John Adams' opera is anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic. But the opera's supporters dispute that. With its Met debut on Monday, there are calls to burn the set to the ground. » E-Mail This

October 12   -  

The Case Of The Stolen Stradivarius

Milwaukee Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond was carrying his rare Stradivarius violin out to the parking lot after a show when he was suddenly attacked. The violin, worth millions, was stolen. » E-Mail This

October 12   -  

The Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Music From Its Archive

For more than a century, the Royal Shakespeare Company has commissioned music for plays. Its archive tracks the way music changes over time and across many productions. » E-Mail This

October 6   -  

A Ferguson Protest Brings New Meaning To Brahms' Requiem In St. Louis

To protest the shooting death of Ferguson, Mo., teenager Mike Brown, audience members at a St. Louis Symphony concert unfurled banners and stood to sing an old union song. » E-Mail This

October 5   -  

The Maestro And The Liberator: Gustavo Dudamel's Cinematic Debut

A new film about the life of Latin American military leader Simón Bolivar features music by a first-time film score composer: Gustavo Dudamel. » E-Mail This
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