Tom Huizenga appears in the following:
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.
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.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
The principal bassoonist of the New York Philharmonic, Judith LeClair, wonders if you can identify a few significant solos in the history of her instrument.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
The composer and musical tinkerer's new project is called SLEEP, which inspired a video in which angelic voices offer a soothing balm for a hectic world.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
With a muscular, mahogany-colored voice, one of the today's finest tenors sings his way through the hits and lesser-known operas by Puccini.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Music by New Orleans native Louis Moreau Gottschalk, America's first musical superstar, is a gumbo of styles including pop and classical.
Monday, August 31, 2015
To mark the beloved violinist's 70th birthday, take a look back at a handful of memorable moments, from appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show to starting his own education program.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
With flashes of lyricism, a young composer excels at weaving sound textures together to create distinct atmospheres. Hear the album, performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Performer and composer Vân-Ánh Vanessa Võ gives the Gershwin classic a distinct Vietnamese twist with the đàn bâù, an evocative traditional instrument.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Accordionist William Schimmel creates a daring yet touching six-minute distillation of Mahler's mighty Ninth, with detours for tango and trumpet solos by Wynton Marsalis.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
For graphic designer Denise Burt, knowing little about classical music actually helped her create cutting-edge album covers. See her work and hear the music that inspired it.