A look at the struggles faced by four renowned composers before they achieved success in classical music.
ArtsComment remembers the composer and conductor James Horner, who wrote the music to such films as Titanic and Avatar, on what would have been his 65th birthday.
A look at five more exceptional symphonies from America’s long and storied musical history due for reappraisal from classical music audiences.
The Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and New York Times-bestselling author discusses some great works of art, unrealized projects, and an upcoming book that’s sure to excite fans of the celebrated storyteller.
A few thoughts on the phrase “classical music” and the never-ending debate it has inspired.
Examining the oft-repeated, but seldom considered maxim that classical music is dying.
Taking a closer look at the tenuous division between the life of the body and the life of the mind.
The co-founder of Experiment.com discusses popular misconceptions of science, useful reading, and those special moments of “jelly” in scientific discovery.
The actor, artist, author, and filmmaker discusses his latest film “The Misogynists,” past works, children's literature, and other elements of his decidedly bizarre career.
A look at five examples from America’s vast and surprisingly rich symphonic canon due for reappraisal from classical music audiences.