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This Week in Music History: Mendelssohn revives Bach’s St Matthew Passion...

The Matthew Passion was all but buried with Bach in 1750. But following its 1829 resurrection, courtesy of Felix Mendelssohn, it seems to have taken on a life of its own...

Raphaël Pichon on Monteverdi’s Vespers, the seventeenth century, and the current...

Raphaël Pichon © François Sechet Hailed by many as the face of the new generation of young...

Bach to Basics: The Quiz

"Papa Haydn" was instrumental in the development of which genre(s)? What does "the curse of the ninth" refer to? How many movements were there...

Bach to Basics III: Chamber Music

The final installment in this round of our Bach to Basics series dips its toes into the wide world of chamber music.  Read closely if you want...