Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 5:45pm

For all the technical wizardry, superb musicianship and stellar score, the most compelling aspect of the opera remains the story itself.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 6:17pm

Our whole disposable capitalist culture is obsessed with novelty and progress. Is a value system based on the newness of music really as countercultural as I think it is?

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 11:14pm

People have been going on pilgrimages for eons. Whether it’s to gaze upon the Shroud of Turin, visit the tomb of St. James or stand inside the vaulted nave of some distant cathedral, humans as a species have shown a remarkable capacity for uprooting themselves and their lives just for the chance to seek out meaning in some distant destination. In the Middle Ages, members of the faithful might travel for weeks on end to reach a holy site — some never arrived, and many never returned.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:57pm

Yes, this is the classical music column. Be patient.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:48pm

The final destination of all of Frank’s efforts remains to be seen, but the road to it runs through her roots. Her own unique compositional voice is essential to who she is today, a composer recognized internationally for her abilities and one of the leading voices for multiculturalism in music.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

It’s really not controversial to say that classical music has a PR problem.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:44pm

There is just no bad piece by Bach, as far as I can tell. But if I were to pick just one little corner of his music to use to introduce him to others, it would have to be his music for solo string instruments.

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:35pm

On Wednesday night, concert goers at Rackham Auditorium will have the chance to witness the fruits of some of these relationships in a joint concert by the contemporary music ensembles A Far Cry and Roomful of Teeth.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:21pm

Between the wide array of options, quick delivery time and deliciousness, Pizza House never fails to curb a late night craving.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:19pm

You’ll certainly enjoy devouring your unconventional ice cream whilst drawing on just one of the many chalkboard tables found inside their zany little shop.