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Sometimes artists make their most daring leaps using recorded media. Our expert staff collects and selects the most interesting recordings, books, movies, and videos to review here, helping you keep track of the music scene from the comfort of your home.

Recording Review
August 17, 2020

Each étude, prelude, and little musical moment is polished, precise, and personal on this Deutsche Grammophon release.

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Recording Review
August 11, 2020

Serpa’s multimedia project incorporates sometimes unsettling home videos.

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Streaming Review
August 10, 2020

SF Ballet’s Dance of Dreams captures our times on film in iconic San Francisco settings.

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Recording Review
August 10, 2020

The intrepid jazz composer breaks new musical ground while exploring unsettling themes of contemporary life.

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Recording Review
August 10, 2020

David Hertzberg’s The Wake World is a sumptuous pleasure house of music.

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Recording Review
July 31, 2020

The Florentine Opera gives the nonagenarian composer’s latest a serious makeover on a new recording.

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July 27, 2020
The spectacular event delivers star-studded performances from 43 cities over the next three weeks.
Feature Article
July 27, 2020

The box set documents the conductor’s 16 years with the orchestra and the transformations he inaugurated.

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Recording Review
July 27, 2020

Jan Vogler records a single cello concerto written by three composers.

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Recording Review
July 24, 2020

Combining lovely melody with excerpts from a classic human-rights proclamation yields comforting sounds, but the composer wants it to be more than that.

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