Tom Huizenga

Tom Huizenga appears in the following:

The Resurrected New York City Opera's Ambitious New Season

Thursday, May 26, 2016

From the ashes of bankruptcy, can a rebooted company relive its glory days? Its new general director discusses the past, present and future.


A Song Of Stability From The Plains Of Estonia

Friday, May 20, 2016

When the young composer Tõnu Kõrvits puts a lush, new spin on an old song by one of his compatriots, the long line of singing traditions in Estonia continues unbroken.


First Listen: Boston Symphony Orchestra, 'Shostakovich Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9'

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Contrasting symphonies by the brilliant but troubled Dmitri Shostakovich get deluxe treatments from conductor Andris Nelsons and the Boston Symphony.


Yuja Wang Plays Carnegie Hall

Monday, May 16, 2016

Hear one of today's most charismatic pianists perform music with deep psychological — and physical — dimensions by Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms.


Lara St. John: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, May 09, 2016

With intrepid pianist Matt Herskowitz in tow, the violinist performs a set of rambunctious tunes from Hungary and Romania that will leave you breathless.


Eighth Blackbird: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, May 02, 2016

Watch the Grammy-winning Chicago sextet perform new music by David Lang, Bryce Dessner and Robert Honstein.


A Symphonic 'Revolution' From Alarm Will Sound

Monday, May 02, 2016

The new music ensemble from New York puts a bold, orchestral spin on that Beatles song you always skip over on the White Album.


Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics

Friday, April 22, 2016

With a career that began at age 7, the violinist became one of the 20th century's most beloved musicians and so much more than a virtuoso.


The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Dmitri Shostakovich's powerful Seventh Symphony was written during the devastating World War II siege of Leningrad. Hear Mariss Jansons lead the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.


'Behold': Moondog With A French Twist

Friday, April 08, 2016

A pair of French new music ensembles lovingly recreates songs by the iconoclastic New York street composer and poet who called himself Moondog.


Is Battle Fatigue Over? The Met Rehires A Banned Soprano

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

After 22 years away from the Metropolitan Opera, acclaimed soprano Kathleen Battle will return for a November concert of spirituals.


Ane Brun: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, April 01, 2016

The Norwegian singer-songwriter isn't afraid to face her demons. Watch Brun play three new songs, each of which speaks to newfound freedom and fresh opportunities.


LA Philharmonic's 'Common Man' For Colbert

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Gustavo Dudamel and members of the orchestra appeared in late night with inspiring music for a contentious campaign season.


British Composer Peter Maxwell Davies Dies At 81

Monday, March 14, 2016

From expressionistic early pieces to picturesque later music inspired by his remote island home, the celebrated musician left a broad, vibrant body of work.


Harpsichord Maneuvers In Disguise

Monday, March 14, 2016

In this animated video, pianist Michael Mizrahi channels the old Baroque harpsichord in new music written for him by Troy Herion.


ORA's Contemporary Twist On A 16th-Century Mass

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Founded in 2014, this vibrant, new choral group juxtaposes William Byrd's Renaissance classic with newly commissioned inspirations.


Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Monday, February 22, 2016

Hungarian conductor Iván Fischer has strong opinions about his homeland, from its music to its politics.

On the musical side, he routinely makes a strong case for his compatriots. In Fischer's eight previous visits to Carnegie Hall, dating back to 1998, he has spotlighted pieces by


Singing For Life In A Crypt In Harlem

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee is known for portraying kings and princes. But lately he's been thinking about real people: Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, to name a few.

He's been thinking about the Black Lives Matter movement and an old spiritual called "There's a ...


A Fearless Soprano's Case For Contemporary Music

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Squeamish about contemporary classical music? Meet Barbara Hannigan. With more than 80 world premieres to her credit, she has a knack for making modern music sound effortless and approachable. The intrepid soprano is unafraid to outfit herself as a dominatrix or a schoolgirl while singing, conducting and acting — all ...


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

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Nicholas McCarthy was born without his right hand. Pursuing the piano would not exactly appear to be the most intuitive career choice. And yet that is exactly what the 26-year-old British pianist has done. His debut album, Solo, will be released next week.

McCarthy's "Aha!" piano moment came relatively late, ...