Tom Huizenga appears in the following:
Monday, May 02, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Friday, April 08, 2016
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Friday, April 01, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Monday, February 22, 2016
Hungarian conductor Iván Fischer has strong opinions about his homeland, from its music to its politics.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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 ...
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, ...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Daniel Wohl is a gifted alchemist in sound. His new album, Holographic, seems like the product of some wild-eyed professor mixing up aural compounds in a laboratory. The vast catalog of sounds Wohl has crafted mesmerizes. In Holographic he has created an arresting space where electronics and acoustic instruments commingle ...
Friday, January 15, 2016
It was the day before Thanksgiving in 1902 when the Philadelphia Orchestra made its debut at Carnegie Hall. Music by Tchaikovsky was on the program and on the podium was Fritz Scheel, the first leader of an orchestra founded just two years before.
Since then, the Philadelphians have paid dozens ...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Remember Polish composer Henryk Górecki's Third Symphony, the one called "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs?" Its slowly churning melodies, soaring soprano lines and texts from prayers scrawled on Gestapo cell walls became an improbable hit in 1992 when a recording with soprano Dawn Upshaw, conductor David Zinman and the ...
Friday, January 08, 2016
The title of Daniel Wohl's "Source" is something of a play on words. The actual sources of his captivating array of sounds are not completely clear. But it doesn't really matter. Just let the meticulously crafted, slightly surreal music from the Paris-born, Los Angeles-based composer soak in.
With its ...
Monday, January 04, 2016
Although 2015 produced arguably fewer big headlines in classical music than its predecessors, there were still surprising stories. The Minnesota Orchestra played Havana, Alan Gilbert announced his departure from the New York Philharmonic and pianist Valentina Lisitsa's politically volatile tweets boiled up a lot of hot ...
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Say what you will about the demise of the CD and the battles between downloads and streams, in 2015 the flow of classical music recordings seemed as full and rich as ever.
Devising a list of just 10 was downright painful. We were forced to leave so many terrific albums ...