Tom Huizenga

Tom Huizenga appears in the following:

Songs We Love: Nicholas McCarthy, 'The Man I Love'

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The one-handed British pianist pours the optimism of a young man at the dawn of his career into a classic Gershwin song.


First Listen: Daniel Wohl, 'Holographic'

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Hear how an emerging composer weaves electronic and acoustic instruments in dense, compelling tapestries of sound.


The Philadelphia Orchestra Brings Vienna To Carnegie Hall

Friday, January 15, 2016

With a Strauss waltz, a cheeky take on Strauss and a Beethoven concerto, conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin conjures the sound of old Vienna, once the musical capital of Europe.


First Listen: Henryk Górecki, Symphony No. 4, 'Tansman Episodes'

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Completed posthumously by his son, Górecki's pounding, enigmatic Fourth Symphony is an intriguing summation of a singular career.


Songs We Love: Daniel Wohl, 'Source'

Friday, January 08, 2016

Hear the Paris native merge the oldest instrument, the human voice, with a palette of colorful electronic sounds, applied with a painter's touch.


Classical Music In 2015: The Year In Review

Monday, January 04, 2016

As a new year begins, take a quick glance back at some of the notable birthdays, anniversaries, awards, trends and farewells that made 2015 unique in classical music.


Our 10 Favorite Classical Albums Of 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

From Bach and Dvorak to new confident new composers like Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Andrew Norman, our list feels as wide-ranging, and open to possibilities, as classical music itself.


Snowflakes and Troubled Hearts: A New Holiday Song By Nico Muhly

Friday, December 11, 2015

Hear a deceptive take on the winter blues by way of a versatile choir, a young New York composer and a 150-year-old poem by Longfellow.


Finland's Finest: The Seven Symphonies Of Jean Sibelius

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

For the sesquicentennial of the composer's birth, Michael Steinberg introduces his proud and sometimes mysterious music, confirming his reputation as one of the greatest symphonists.


Teddy Abrams: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, November 30, 2015

Hear a young conductor, composer and pianist riff on Beethoven and play his own jazz-inspired compositions.


Hans Abrahamsen Wins The Grawemeyer Award For Music

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Danish composer's evocative song cycle let me tell you features an ingenious mashup of all the words allotted to Ophelia in Shakespeare's Hamlet.


Beethoven Symphonies At Carnegie Hall Via Berlin

Monday, November 23, 2015

From an all-Beethoven residency week, hear the storied Berlin Philharmonic play the profound Sixth and witty Eighth with conductor Simon Rattle.


Silvestrov's Ukrainian Nostalgia

Friday, November 06, 2015

With minutely detailed instructions from Kiev-born composer Valentin Silvestrov, a British pianist probes the heart of melancholy in music that appears light but weighs heavy.


A Teasing Trumpeter: Jeffrey Curnow's Cartoons

Friday, October 30, 2015

In the Philadelphia Orchestra trumpeter's slightly twisted world, bears play bass trombones, Liszt has a brother named Bukhett and snowblowers can be filed as musical instrument deductions.


Richard Strauss' Musical Mountain Climb

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Marking the 100th anniversary of An Alpine Symphony, take a guided tour through Strauss' evocative music with conductor Semyon Bychkov and author David Hurwitz as trail guides.


A Tale Of Two Sergeys: Boston Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall

Friday, October 23, 2015

Conductor Andris Nelsons rallies the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Prokofiev's riotous Alexander Nevsky and makes the orchestra shine in Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.


Music From The Shadows: Ancient Armenian Hymns And Piano Jazz

Friday, October 09, 2015

Award-winning pianist Tigran Hamasyan merges ancient sacred hymns from his homeland with improvisation, and a little mystery.


The Diverse World Of Yo-Yo Ma

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Sample the musically omnivorous cellist's wide-ranging work — from J.S. Bach to modern invocations of ancient folk traditions.


Autumn Serenade: The Fall Music Puzzler

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Do your musical tastes change with the turning of autumn leaves? Try this fall music quiz filled with songs of wistful introspection.


Get To Know One Of The Most-Performed Living Composers

Friday, September 11, 2015

To mark the 80th birthday of the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt (Bjork and Michael Stipe are among his fans), preview an upcoming documentary and explore a few facts and myths about this singular artist.