The Netrebko Question

The Russian soprano Anna Netrebko is opera’s biggest star. But her career is in disarray because of her ties to Putin, and arts companies around the world are divided on whether to welcome her back.

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Playing Bach, Was He a Pioneer or a Reactionary?

The conductor and keyboardist Karl Richter’s legacy can be explored anew with a 100-disc box set.

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Lang Lang, Piano Thunderer, Greets Bach’s Austere ‘Goldbergs’

For 20 years, the superstar pianist resisted playing this towering work in public. Now he’s releasing not one recording of it, but two.

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A Pianist Has Cracked a Composer’s Code

Thomas Adès and Kirill Gerstein’s collaboration is taking its place amid the greats of music history.

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