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The Greatest Opera Arias

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...

What is a countertenor?

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...

Tsinandali Festival 2019

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...

This Week in Music History: The premiere of Cavalleria Rusticana (1890)

Pietro Mascagni's verismo opera Cavalleria Rusticana started out as an unlikely competition entry. But its triumph saw the young Italian become "maestro."

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...

#Nielsen2019: Young Talent meets Carl Nielsen

The Carl Nielsen International Competition springboards young artists to international success. After all, Nielsen was once a young artist too…

Playlist: Classical Music’s Precocious Young Composers

This week on medici.tv, our 10th-anniversary programming is reliving moments of musical greatness brought to us by young musicians. Classical music, of course, has a long tradition of child prodigies, both on the stage and behind the staff paper. Let's look at few of the precocious performer/composer double-threats who have gone down in history...

A few minutes with composer Camille Pépin

Camille Pépin's Autumn Rhythm was premiered (6 times!) at the International Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition yesterday. She spoke with us just before the big day...