A new EMA survey finds that member organizations have responded to the coronavirus pandemic in inventive ways, many of which will continue to be part of their sensibility as they forge post-COVID lives.
ON THE COVER: Louisville, Kentucky, is a champion of whiskey and home to the Kentucky Derby, but old music has also taken up residence there, thanks to two ensembles, Bourbon Baroque and Incantare, which share violinist Alice Culin-Ellison.
ON THE COVER: What sets many festivals apart are specific approaches and characteristics. In the world of early music, one can find festivals built around thematic programming and those that embrace a mix of repertoire meant to spice up our artistic lives.
ON THE COVER: Composers in the 21st century are taking music in all sorts of new directions by incorporating early instruments and vocal styles into their works. The results are bringing fresh horizons to everyone involved—creators, performers, listeners.
ON THE COVER: Bach Collegium Japan founder and Juilliard and Yale faculty member Masaaki Suzuki is exploring new (old) territory — the Classical and early Romantic periods, including works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Mendelssoh