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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.

Artist Spotlight
July 6, 2020

The S.F. violinist/composer talks about balancing classical music with bluegrass on her new CD with Nashville mandolin wizard Tristan Scroggins.

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Musical Theater Review
July 6, 2020

Disney+ released the remarkable film version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster musical earlier than planned, and we should all be grateful.

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Recording Review
July 3, 2020

The Italian composer/pianist recorded his moving, tuneful originals on an iPhone.

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Recording Review
June 28, 2020

Ma reunites with a trio of expert bluegrass players on a new CD.

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Recording Review
June 28, 2020

The composer’s latest major work is a symphony on par with Mahler’s Eighth.

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Recording Review
June 22, 2020

The superb soprano is in her prime on this charming collection of French art songs.

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Recording Review
June 21, 2020

Prokofiev delights in blurring boundaries in his quest to bring classical music into the 21st century.

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Feature Article
June 16, 2020

UPDATED June 17: Music for a holiday that is also a memorial.

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Recording Review
June 15, 2020

Soprano Anna Prohaska and pianist Julius Drake make devilishly great music inspired by the Adam and Eve myth.

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Recording Review
June 15, 2020

Fans and scholars will appreciate this premiere recording of a long-lost composition from the composer’s early days.

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