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Gallery: Master classes in Paris

Students at the Paris National Conservatory of Music are engaged in the serious business of making music on a daily…

CSO Radio: Juraj Valčuha and Christian Tetzlaff

This week’s radio broadcast celebrates the new year with a program featuring conductor Juraj Valčuha and violinist Christian Tetzlaff. Valčuha…

‘Cavalleria rusticana,’ opera scholar declares, ‘just grabs you by the throat’

Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana provides a visceral experience unlike many other operas, music scholar Alan Mallach contends: “It just grabs you…

Muti to conduct 2021 Vienna New Year’s Concert

Though the ball has just dropped on 2020, the Vienna Philharmonic has already announced that its 2021 New Year’s Concert…

Jordi Savall continues to advance the cause of the Iberian Baroque

When Jordi Savall graduated from the Barcelona Conservatory of Music in 1965, performances of music predating Mozart or Haydn were…

Life mask of Ludwig van Beethoven

To commemorate Ludwig van Beethoven‘s 249th birthday, we’re sharing a new video that describes one of the most precious artifacts…

Ravinia releases details of the CSO’s 2020 season

Tributes marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and the milestone birthdays of classical-music…

Symphony Center artists nominated for this year’s Grammy Awards

Several artists with Symphony Center Presents or CSO Main concerts this season are among the nominees for the 62nd Grammy…

Jamie Bernstein to appear at Soundpost salute to Beethoven

Few figures stand taller in American musical history than Leonard Bernstein. The BBC Music Magazine cited him as the second-greatest…

How ‘Tous les matins du monde’ boosted an audience for early music

When Jordi Savall and a group of his colleagues performed the music for the 1991 French film “Tous les matins…