Tom Huizenga

Tom Huizenga appears in the following:

Songs We Love: Florence Price, 'Violin Concerto No. 2'

Friday, February 09, 2018

Like her violin concertos, which were recently rediscovered in an abandoned house, Florence Price's undervalued reputation is undergoing some richly deserved restoration.

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First Listen: Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet, 'Landfall'

Thursday, February 08, 2018

With a dream-like blend of electronics, acoustic instruments, high-tech software and voice overs, Anderson ruminates on loss and the meaning behind a devastating storm.

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A Teenage Cellist Celebrates Bob Marley

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Watch the young British sensation Sheku Kanneh-Mason's lovely, classical-inspired take on "No Woman, No Cry."

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Vintage Nordic Folk Tunes, With Strings Attached

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Members of the Danish String Quartet carry on Scandinavian folk traditions by refurbishing old songs and writing a few new ones of their own.

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The Gould That Didn't Glitter: New Box Set Of 'Goldberg Variations' Outtakes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

In 1955, a little known Canadian pianist recorded the Goldberg Variations. The album launched Glenn Gould's career and popularized Bach's music. Now the complete recording sessions have been issued.

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Opera Director Yuval Sharon Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The director's innovative production of Hopscotch, which unfolds across the city of Los Angeles, deploys over 125 performers, six composers and a fleet of limousines.

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Jonas Kaufmann: A Tenor At The Top

Thursday, September 28, 2017

As the superstar tenor's voice grows deeper and darker with age, he's still able to float notes of pillowy softness on his new album devoted to French opera.

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Turn It Down: Morton Feldman's Silent Revolution

Monday, September 04, 2017

If you've never heard For Bunita Marcus, pianist Marc-André Hamelin predicts it'll be either the most aggravating thing you've ever heard, or the best migraine medicine you've ever had.

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Chopin In The Shadows: The Supernatural Adventures Of Byron Janis

Saturday, August 05, 2017

The famous 89-year-old pianist has spent a lifetime perfecting Chopin. Along the way, the composer has reached out from the great beyond in a few startling ways.

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Songs We Love: From The Mouth Of The Sun, 'Light Blooms In Hollow Space'

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

"Light Blooms In Hollow Space" isn't overly complicated — no need to overthink the quiet power of a musically evocative space and the heart-melting melody that overtakes it.

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300 Years Of Handel's 'Water Music,' With A Splash Of Politics

Monday, July 17, 2017

Three hundred years ago, England's embattled King George I decided to divert public attention from the country's woes with a big musical party on the River Thames.

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An Estonian Choir Channels Emily Brontë's Windswept Blues

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

On a new album, the Grammy-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir sings new music by native son Tõnu Kõrvits and probes the windswept melancholy of the 19th-century English author's poetry.

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Philharmonic Flip-Flop: Conductor Alan Gilbert Trades New York For Hamburg

Friday, June 23, 2017

The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.

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Watch Conductor Simon Rattle Turn Into A High-Tech Tangle Of Spaghetti

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

With the aid of motion capture technology, and an imaginative digital artist, the gestures of the London Symphony Orchestra's conductor are transformed into trippy new animations.

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Songs We Love: Arcadi Volodos, 'Intermezzo In A, Op. 118, No. 2'

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Russian pianist, known for his fiery technique, scales back to let his instrument sing sweetly in an autumnal miniature from late in the career of Johannes Brahms.

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Fame Is A Boomerang

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The legendary diva, who died 40 years ago this year, muses on stardom and fate — both on stage and off — in a luxurious new book of pictures and words.

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A Champion Of Czech Music, Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek, Dies At 71

Thursday, June 01, 2017

The Prague native was a proud promoter of his country's musical heritage — from Antonín Dvořák to Bohuslav Martinů — with the world's top orchestras.

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Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Volcanic Transmissions

Thursday, May 25, 2017

As members of the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet bow their vibraphones, brush their gongs and message their bass drums, the composer's evocative music oozes from blackness.

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Songs We Love: The Crossing, 'The White Wind'

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Crossing, a new music choir from Philadelphia, communes with nature in John Luther Adams' "holy" ode to the wind, the skies and birds.

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Lou Harrison, The 'Maverick' Composer With Asia In His Ears

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Routinely labeled an "American maverick," Harrison lovingly brought Eastern traditions and the rugged American West together in his music, blazing new paths and constructing his own instruments.

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