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Home Is Where The Classical Music Is

May 11, 2017 | Kevin Doherty

It’s seven thirty on a Wednesday night, and UC Davis Grad Student Natalie Popovich is having some friends over for a party. But this is no ordinary college shindig, Popovich has something special planned for her audience.

Don't Hire Me. Hire A Female Composer Instead

May 1, 2017

The number of female composers represented in the programming at America's top orchestras is dismal — less than 2 percent. Guest essayist Mohammed Fairouz proposes one provocative solution.

Bill Murray Goes Classical? Hey, Why Not?

April 21, 2017

The beloved actor and comedian will debut a new show with cellist Jan Vogler where he sings Gershwin and recites Whitman. There's a little Schubert and Bach on the side.