Tom Huizenga appears in the following:
Saturday, February 06, 2016
With more than 80 world premieres to her credit, Barbrara Hannigan, an intrepid soprano and conductor, has a knack for making modern music sound effortless and approachable.
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.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Hear how an emerging composer weaves electronic and acoustic instruments in dense, compelling tapestries of sound.
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.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Completed posthumously by his son, Górecki's pounding, enigmatic Fourth Symphony is an intriguing summation of a singular career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Hear a young conductor, composer and pianist riff on Beethoven and play his own jazz-inspired compositions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, October 09, 2015
Award-winning pianist Tigran Hamasyan merges ancient sacred hymns from his homeland with improvisation, and a little mystery.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Sample the musically omnivorous cellist's wide-ranging work — from J.S. Bach to modern invocations of ancient folk traditions.
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.