The role of the music editor in classical music, and expectations of their work, has clearly changed over time quite significantly.
It’s not that I’m unhappy, exactly. Yet here I am, a cellist weeping over a book full of unplayed notes. But then a voice in my head says, “You’ve still got Bach.”
But as it reaches the elusive place known as “mid-career,” the New York–based Attacca comes by its youthful vibe honestly, with its eclectic, try-anything ethos.
Educators are beginning to conserve, understand, & teach the underrepresented music and musicians beyond what classical musicians have traditionally been taught.
Luthier Rozie DeLoach not only repairs stringed instruments and bows, but she brings their stories to life as co-host of the popular Omo podcast.
Kenneth Gordon's long life as a classical musician includes a stint with the U.S. military’s entertainment branch and 46 years with the New York Philharmonic.
String players helped shape the sound of pop music from Motown & beyond, while establishing a blueprint for orchestral arrangements that is followed to this day.
Violinist Vijay Gupta Finds New Path With Unconventional Inspiration on Debut Solo Album ‘When the Violin’
With this album violinist Vijay Gupta initiates a new project: to record all 6 Bach sonatas & partitas alongside a newly commissioned work in the next 6 years.
Composer and bandoneon master Astor Piazzolla’s (1921-1992) transformed the tango by blending jazz and symphonic influences.
For "Alone Together," violinist Jennifer Koh commissioned 20 composers to write a 30-second “micro-work,” asking each to recommend a younger composer to debut it.