Magic Flute Zauberflöte Mozart
Enchanting and confusing, Die Zauberflöte returns to the house it helped build However you look at it, the story is confusing. Somehow, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) is a fairy tale: There’s a dragon, some magic, a quest, good and e...

Music is Trump

Resonanzen Festival
The Resonanzen Festival, nine intensive days of early music in January, confirms that music still holds all the cards. It’s not fake news: Musik ist Trumpf (Music Holds the Trump Card) is the motto of the 2019 Resonanzen Festival...
candy dulfer
The Dutch jazz institution brings a fresh and funky injection of sax-appeal. Propelled to global stardom in the early 1990s with her break out debut album Saxuality, jazz and funk saxophonist Candy Dulfer has made an indelible mark in a male domin...
arcade fire
The Canadian art rock band returns with its most upbeat album yet. Ever since their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral back in 2004, Montreal’s most recognizable musicians have become one of the most important voices of indie rock, winning...
klezmore festival
Two weeks of Yiddish celebration from around the world show the versatility of a classic folk tradition Expressive melodies that draw from Yiddish and eastern European music characterize klezmer, an Ashkenazi music style that is seeing a steady ...
gramola
The compact disc is still a viable archival medium, especially for classical music I just read a Japanese best-seller about cleaning. The basic premise is that if you reduce your belongings to a perfect minimum of only those things you f...
Blue Bird Festival
The Vienna Songwriting Association puts indie music on center stage Giving artists the chance to wow an audience hungry for newcomers, the Blue Bird Festival beckons with an eclectic line-up of rock, folk, blues, electric and country, showcasing...
grandmaster flash
The music legend throws an audio-visual block party for the history of Hip Hop. With Hip Hop entering something resembling maturity, it pays to remember its roots – those heady days when pioneering musicians were still de...
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