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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
May 23, 2020

Kindra Scharich and Jeffrey LaDeur make musical alchemy on To My Distant Beloved.

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Book Review
May 18, 2020

Ian Zack’s engaging book traces the venerated singer’s artistic victory over personal struggles, rampant racism, and professional challenges.

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CD Review
May 18, 2020

A decade’s worth of the Canadian composer’s challenging new music takes time to absorb.

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CD Review
May 12, 2020

The adventurous concert series celebrates the early minimalist with an inaugural CD of his challenging music.

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CD Review
May 11, 2020

Stabat Mater reveals the diversity of the Estonian composer’s musical ideas.

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CD Review
May 11, 2020

Tom Cipullo and David Mason’s chamber opera celebrates the life and stark poetry of Holocaust victim Miklós Radnóti.

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CD Review
May 5, 2020

A trio of Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Christine Popper write originals in a different key from what you expect.

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Book Review
May 4, 2020

The former dancer’s harrowing memoir traces her journey from a promising career on the boards toward great self-fulfillment.

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CD Review
May 2, 2020

The composer’s timely, poignant work is lovingly rendered by the Oregon Symphony and guests.

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April 28, 2020
The new-music organization finds a novel way to connect with its audience.

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