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Nina Vinther

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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...
What is contemporary ballet? A school of dance that draws inspiration from the past but speaks the language of the present? Let's put tu and tu together...
There's nothing like egg-cellent choral music to get that egg-static Easter feeling. We've been on an Easter egg hunt and think our Top 5 are unbeatable...
"Der Chef's" legend lives on through his unprecedented video legacy. But how much do we know about the conductor behind the camera? Here are 10 fun facts.

Pearls of wisdom

Pearls of wisdom go a long way in lighting the way of the performers of the future. We've collected some gems from illustrious musicians past and present...
Celebrating the composers who invite us to listen to the world anew — an amplified cactus? Why not?! But is there a (12-tone) method to their madness?