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Nina Vinther

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And all that Jazz

Jazz and classical music—an unlikely friendship? Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin, and Duke Ellington started the conversation, and we want to listen.
Do you have a favorite opera aria? From La Scala to Glyndebourne, from Verdi to Tchaikovsky, from Callas to Pavarotti, here are some top interpretations...
It's a feast in falsetto... from Farinelli and the Pope, to King's College Choir and Benjamin Britten, the cult of the countertenor is just beginning...
Georgia's Tsinandali Festival and Pan-Caucasian Youth Orchestra will be beacons of light on the Silk Road. Music is, after all, a universal language...
La Scala opera house in Milan, Italy, is one of the most cut-throat and coveted stages for singers around the world. This is the home of classical music at its most scandalous...
Hereinspaziert, Bienvenue, and Welcome to Offenbach's 200th birthday quiz.
Offenbach was quite a character. French-German, Parisian and Offenbacher, an accomplished cellist and brazen prankster, he lived out his own cariacature...
It's quiz time at La Scala, Milan! Which artist loves gummy bears? Which artist is a New York Times "overachiever?" Get to know your star-studded cast...
“Honored to be the first, but shocked that we can be in this year, in this century, and there can still be ‘firsts’ for women.” This was Marin Alsop’s statement to The Guardian upon her 2007 appointment as the first female music director of...
From the Nutcracker to the 6th Symphony, Tchaikovsky gave us some of the world's most beautiful music. But his was far from a charmed life...