Tom Huizenga appears in the following:
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Watch the Chicago-based ensemble conjure otherworldly sounds from steel pipes, tuned cowbells and a bowl that sings.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
With a voice of gleaming steel that soared effortlessly above 100-piece orchestras, Swedish dramatic soprano Birgit Nilsson, who was born 100 years ago, was force of nature.
Monday, May 14, 2018
A founding member of the contemporary music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, Marks inspired fellow musicians with his blend of "playfulness and gravity."
Thursday, May 03, 2018
A world premiere recording of a new piano concerto by Philip Glass sits comfortably beside a Bach classic.
Friday, April 20, 2018
A new album of the Estonian composer's four symphonies trace the path of a brave artist who risked throwing it all away to reinvent himself.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
A video premiere from violinist Olivia De Prato offers ecstatic music by Missy Mazzoli with an enigmatic take, by director James Darrah, on the evening prayer service.
Sunday, April 01, 2018
Hear the elusive avant-garde pianist debut a new piece, etched in shimmering chords and dark, lamenting octaves.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
The cellist makes meditative, sometimes disorienting music with pedals, loops, sine tones and an expansive imagination.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Abreu began El Sistema in Venezuela in 1975 with fewer than a dozen students — 40 years later, his system has been used throughout the world to unite children through musical education.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Marking the 100th anniversary of the visionary composer's death, hear Debussy play his own music on a 1913 piano roll.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Artur Schnabel was the first pianist to record all 32 of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas. The cycle, made in the 1930s, has just been entered into the Library of Congress.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The young musician, whose career has begun to fully blossom, charts his own course, with successful stops at the Tchaikovsky Competition and Harvard University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.