San Francisco-based arts journalist and broadcaster Chloe Veltman has contributed articles and reviews to The New York Times, BBC Classical Music Magazine, Gramophone, the Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal and many other media outlets. She is the host and executive producer of VoiceBox, a weekly, syndicated public radio and podcast series about the human voice, and blogs at ArtsJournal.com.
Chloe is spending the 2012-2013 academic year as a Humanities Center Fellow at Stanford University where she is working on a book about singing. For kicks, she plays the oboe and sings in various Bay Area orchestras, chamber groups and vocal ensembles.
Follow Chloe on Twitter at @chloeveltman.
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Friday, June 26, 2015
In the past, if Sara Solovitch tripped up while playing the piano she would get flustered and stop. Especially in front of an audience.
"I felt like I had to correct everything and each note had to be perfect," the Santa Cruz, Calif.-based author and pianist. But now, she can ...
Saturday, January 24, 2015
At a Buddhist temple in downtown Denver, Junko Higdon is rehearsing a traditional song for one of the local Japanese community's biggest annual events.
Higdon is one of 30 amateur singers competing in two teams at this year's Kohaku Uta Gassen, which means, "red and white singing battle."
"White is ...
Saturday, January 03, 2015
Eric Bransby is one of the last living links to the great age of American mural painting. He studied with one of this country's most famous muralists — Thomas Hart Benton — and went on to create his own murals in prominent buildings across the west. The artist is now ...
Monday, May 20, 2013
The pianist Eve Egoyan performs five haunting piano solos by the late Canadian composer Ann Southam. Stream the full album this week.
Monday, April 29, 2013
"A Walking Fire," Brooklyn Rider’s new recording, expertly manages to draw on the folk music roots of Romania, Hungary and Persia in a way that feels authentic, fresh and kitsch-free.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
The spirit of George Gurdjieff infuses "In Search of the Miraculous," a crowd-pleasing new recording from the Irish concert promoter, Louth Contemporary Music Society. Stream the album in full this week.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Friday, December 14, 2012
Oliver Knussen’s recently released album of eight short works that have never been recorded before is swathed in the cadences of memorial and elegy. Stream the entire album in full for this week only.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The word “maverick” is overused in the contemporary music world. But in the case of composer Michael Harrison and cellist Maya Beiser, the descriptor is deserved.
Monday, October 08, 2012
A new recording of Imogen Holst’s choral works provides a valuable introduction to an area of the musician's life that has until now been woefully neglected.