Features

Andrew Gilbert - July 9, 2024

Genres blend and blur at the annual experimental music festival in Berkeley.

Richard S. Ginell - July 9, 2024

With the discovery of master tapes for the original Peanuts TV specials, one of America’s most underrated jazz figures steps out of the shadows.

Lily O'Brien - July 2, 2024

A prolonged renovation of the orchestra’s main venue has forced the organization to get creative.

Tom Jacobs - June 24, 2024

To mark the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death, cellist Steven Isserlis is launching a performance project with all-star collaborators.

Jim Farber - June 16, 2024

Music Director Mitsuko Uchida uses her Mozart chops to program a festival that, as usual, is wonderfully out of the ordinary.

Andrew Gilbert - June 11, 2024

Irene Young was instrumental in documenting an artistic moment, but her work shouldn’t be restricted to a single time or place.

Jeff Kaliss - June 4, 2024

Arranger and bandleader John Clayton has completed the score for The Africa Suite using unfinished recordings from Peterson’s “vault.”

Victoria Looseleaf - May 29, 2024

Thomas is set to premiere Fire and Blue Sky, a song cycle written for him by composer Joel Thompson and poet Imani Tolliver.

Emily Wilson - May 25, 2024

The company has created outlets and events to help people deal with the emotions of this opera about a school shooting.

Emily Wilson - May 20, 2024

The composer and pianist’s great-great-great-granddaughter, Sheila Hayman, uncovers family history in a new documentary.