The story of Angélique Diderot, talented as a keyboardist and composer, involves a famous father, a distinguished teacher, and a quirky treatise. It's a glimpse into how women in early modern Europe broke a taboo and learned to compose.
'Early music' gets revived anew every few generations. What can an earlier revival teach us about our current revival;s method and aims?
It's a poem, a song, a history across geographies. The Lisette Project uses an old Haitian Creole song to explore questions of political power and cultural equity. It's part of a 'fabulous, curious, and sometimes problematic mishmash' from both sides of the Atlantic.
If you earn a living away from music, are you still a professional musician? There are many paths to a balanced career and life, but singers are often reluctant to speak about them.
Flutist-composer-singer Emi Ferguson is a renaissance woman at the highest level—a teacher, an activist, and, above all, a thinker.
As the only published composer of African descent in 16th-century Europe, Vicente Lusitano's compelling music and life are overdue for reevaluation.
The French-American lutenist is on an unstoppable rise to the top of the international early-music scene.
The American violin scene is set for renewal as a versatile younger generation replaces their distinguished teachers.
It was hidden for more than a century in the basement of an old house. The instrument’s discovery offers important hints about a forgotten history of New England ensemble string playing.
The vulnerability of our natural ecosystems makes us more aware of the fragile state of our artistic ecosystems—and how profoundly interconnected these issues are.