May 2, 2013
Russia's new Mariinsky theatre woos the doubters
Our day's top images, in-depth photo essays and offbeat slices of life. See the best of Reuters photography.
Monterey County Herald
Exalted 'Introspection' in Monterey Symphony's third concert of the season
Music director and conductor Max Bragado-Darman led the orchestra of the Monterey Symphony last week in a passionately string-centric program of old favorites plus two 20th century Spanish gems.
Kremlin Power Struggles, Palace Murders Thrill in Paris: Jorg von Uthmann
Nobody knows why Franz Schubert left his 8th symphony unfinished. Why Modest Mussorgsky didn't complete most of his operas is, by contrast, all too clear -- heavy drinking and slovenly work habits.
The Kansas City Star
The Classical Beat | Images again inspire KC Symphony in world premiere piece
The Kansas City Symphony this season has been featuring music inspired by the visual arts — think Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Paul Hindemith’s “Mathis der Maler” Symphony.