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Jeremy Denk's Musical Odyssey Through 7 Centuries Of Music

March 16, 2019

On his new album titled c.1300-c.2000, the pianist begins with a medieval song by Machaut and ends with an étude by Philip Glass.

At 92, The Man Who Wrote The Book On Berlioz Resumes His Case

March 8, 2019

To mark the sesquicentennial of the composer's death — and a new box set of recordings — Berlioz biographer David Cairns celebrates the one-time musical misfit from France.

Dominick Argento, Literature-Loving And Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dead At 91

February 22, 2019

Argento began his career in earnest in the '60s, before rising to international prominence in the '70s for works that often mined the written word for inspiration.

Top Flutist Settles Gender Pay-Gap Suit With Boston Symphony Orchestra

February 21, 2019

Elizabeth Rowe, the symphony's principal flutist, filed suit against the orchestra last July. It was among the first lawsuits regarding gender pay gaps filed under a new Massachusetts law.

How Pianist Kris Bowers Found His Inner Virtuoso For Oscar-Nominated 'Green Book'

February 21, 2019

The 29-year-old pianist and composer who performs all the on-screen music in the Oscar-nominated movie, Green Book, explains how it was done.

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