Anastasia Tsioulcas appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Over the weekend, five London-based critics reviewed a new opera production — and each attacked the weight of one of the female soloists. Do they treat male vocalists the same way?
Monday, May 19, 2014
Soprano Sharleen Joynt made a huge splash on The Bachelor. The new edition of The Bachelorette, which starts Monday night, stars an aspiring tenor. But is reality TV too popular for opera?
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Fela Kuti's youngest son brings the fury, funk and sweat of Afrobeat to bear down on financial corruption and other issues. Along the way, he finds grace, humor and plenty of good beats.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
We're inviting brass players, percussionists and the public to come play in a world premiere written by Red Baraat's Sunny Jain at the Brooklyn Public Library, as part of Make Music New York 2014.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Because why shouldn't Julia Wolfe and David Lang be bringing the Bang on a Can All-Stars to Arthur? Watch this short and totally charming clip.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
A little song that went missing 140 years ago has just been rediscovered. Hear a performance of this charming 29-bar song from the BBC.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
From a carnival hit about infrastructure to a North African legend with a pop kingmaker at his side, these five essential global tracks are joyful, energetic and the perfect soundtrack to spring.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
We're guessing some yoga and Pilates classes preceded a round of musical and physical one-upwomanship that's gone viral.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
He has all kinds of other things going for him, but star student Kwasi Enin wrote in his college essay that music is the core of his happiness. Maybe that's why all eight Ivy League schools want him.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Hear smash hits and intriguing tracks from Sudan, India, Nigeria and beyond — plus more than 900 versions of "Happy," filmed around the world, that will get you dancing.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Four decades after its first performance, the San Francisco-based string quartet still nudges composers and audiences in new directions.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Watch the superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma and many of his close friends from all over the world in action at a theatrical props warehouse in Brooklyn.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
A quartet of talented percussionists — Sandeep Das, Shane Shanahan, Mark Suter and Joseph Gramley — create deep grooves out of their Silk Road Ensemble collaboration.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
To mark the venturesome string quartet's 40 years of commissioning and performing new music, composers Steve Reich, Terry Riley and others recall their favorite Kronos memories.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
A "pro-am" outreach experiment at the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra gives way to a burst of fun music-making: a one-performance, pop-up orchestra of professionals, students and amateurs of all ages.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
A slapstick 18 seconds for your day, when a trombonist fights back a sneeze mid-performance — and fails miserably.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
A Beirut-born artist has an electro-pop sound that's both bracingly new and intimately familiar — at the intersection of sexy-cool electronica and iconic Arab tradition.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Whether you love or hate his ideas about commissioning new works and updating the classics, this Belgian impresario shifted public expectations of a night at the opera — permanently.
Friday, February 28, 2014
For this year's Academy Awards, three documentaries — 20 Feet from Stardom, The Square and The Lady in Number 6 — use musicians' lives and experiences to frame some very big ideas.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Five must-hear songs, including a Belgian artist with more than 180 million YouTube views, a wry outsider's take on "sweet France" and an earworm from American Top 40 rooted in the Balkans.