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'I Completely Turned My Back On Music': A Violist's Journey With Hearing Loss

April 17, 2018

Betty Hauck's long career in classical music included playing at the White House for the Kennedys, and in a string quartet with Yo-Yo Ma. But at the age of 65, she retired because she could no longer hear well enough to perform.

A New Song Cycle Contemplates Blackness

March 30, 2018

A collaboration between three prominent artistic voices — singer Lawrence Brownlee, composer Tyshawn Sorey and poet Terrance Hayes — examines what it means to be a black man in America today.

Is Opera Ailing? A Conversation About The State Of The Art

March 26, 2018

A panel of experts takes the pulse of opera today and discuss its possibilities for the future.

'Morning Star' Opera Sheds New Light On Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Of 1911

March 25, 2018

A production of Ricky Ian Gordon's opera in New York's Lower East Side marks the anniversary of one of America's deadliest industrial accidents.

50 Years After The My Lai Massacre, An Opera Confronts The Past

March 18, 2018

The My Lai Massacre occurred 50 years ago this week in Vietnam. An opera featuring the Kronos Quartet and Van-Anh Vanessa Vo tells the story of an American soldier who tried to stop his own troops.

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