The Demon in the Village

When Mussorgsky died in 1881, very few of his compositions were in a presentable state;yet the personality and rough genius of his music vexed and enchanted his peers to such an extent that they devoted considerable effort bringing it to publishable completion.

The Ring in Berlin, part 3: Mysteries of the Forest

The qualities and limitations of Guy Cassiers’ Ring cycle were illustrated nowhere more clearly than in Siegfried.

International Opera Awards 2016 de la revista 'Opera'

La revista británica Opera ha celebrado la tercera edición de sus premios en una ceremonia celebrada en el Hotel Savoy de Londres el pasado 16 de mayo.El premio honorífico "a toda una carrera" fue para la mezzosoprano austríaca Brigitte Fassbaender.

Back to the Cold War?

As Western European governments keep cutting cultural subsidies, South Korea, where interest in Western classical music has blossomed since the end of World War II, seems to be eager to increase its expenditure in this area.