On classical and contemporary music

Interview features

Unforgettable voices

Plácido Domingo  /  Natalie Dessay (2015)  /  Matthias Goerne   /  Laurent Naouri & Natalie Dessay (2016)  /  Massimo Cavalletti  /  Simon O’Neill

 

Star soloists

Lang Lang  /  David Fray  /  Jan Lisiecki  /  Haochen Zhang  /  Thierry Escaich  /  Colin Davin  /  Julian Libeer

 

Leaders and maestros

Jordi Savall: 2015 & 2017  /  Gidon Kremer  /  Paavo Järvi  /  Lü Siqing  /  Fabio Biondi

 

New music and fresh voices

Meredith Monk  /  Bang on a Can All-Stars  /  Mohammed Fairouz: 2018 & 2017  /  Bruno Vlahek  /  Stephen Moccio  /  …Yanni

 

Trailblazing ensembles

Modigliani Quartet   /  Quatuor Hermès  /  Artie’s Trio  /  Belgrade String Quartet

 

Longer reads

Mozart and Da Ponte: In harmony 

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Innovator or hackneyed romanticist? 

How Stalin thwarted a happy ending for Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet 

How film composers became today’s rock stars

Plácido Domingo: Opera’s great populist 

An introduction to John Cage

The legend of Michel Legrand 

A José Carreras primer

 

Concert reviews

Plácido Domingo opens Dubai Opera with the greatest grace

Lang Lang: The Seasons

Meredith Monk: In praise of the human voice

Kronos Quartet: A three-part stand

José Carreras can’t do it anymore 

David Fray does Schumann’s Piano Concerto

World premiere review: The New Prince by Mohammed Fairouz

Leif Ove Andsnes does Beethoven 5

Paavo Järvi conducts the Orchestre de Paris

Matthias Goerne does Schubert’s Winterreise

Chopin’s Preludes by Ah Ruem Ahn

Benjamin Grosvenor plays Benjamin Britten’s Piano Concerto

World premiere review: Mantovani’s Once Upon a Time

Together: Natalie Dessay & Laurent Naouri

Jan Lisiecki tackles Chopin’s études

Bartók and Beethoven’s fifth from GMYO

Beethoven’s fourth by the Symphony Orchestra of India

Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra x London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven by The Belgrade Philharmonic String Quartet

Fondazione Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi: Opera Without Words