Nabucco: “Va, Pensiero” (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves), Carlo Franci, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

By Carlo Franci, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia Listen to Carlo Franci, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using […]

In a Dark Time, This Music Will Make You Smile

Last fall, when the world was being told to expect a long, dark winter after what had already been a brutal year, I decided to search for some new, bracing orchestral music. It had been months since I’d been walloped by symphonic forces in a live setting. And if it was to be grim times ahead, I wanted at least […]

Watch the Gorgeous, Cinematic Video for Jess & Matt’s ‘Aftermath’

Jess & Matt released latest single ‘Aftermath’ earlier this month, the first taste of their forthcoming album Wildflowers. An intimate, personal folk-pop cut, the song demonstrated the duo’s gorgeous harmonies, delicate acoustic melodies and hint of country twang that have seen them praised by the likes of Stevie Nicks and Chris Isaak. Now, the couple and songwriting partners have shared the […]

Wayne Peterson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer, Dies at 93

Wayne Peterson, a prolific composer whose fraught winning of the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 stirred debate about whether experts or average listeners were the best judges of music, died on April 7 in San Francisco. He was 93. His son Grant confirmed the death, in a hospital, which he said came just seven weeks after that of Mr. Peterson’s companion […]

Julia Stone On How St Vincent Helped Shape Her New Album ‘Sixty Summers’

It’s nearly nine years since Julia Stone’s second and most recent solo album, By the Horns, and three and a half years since Angus & Julia Stone’s latest release, Snow. It’s been a time of extensive creative exploration for the elder Stone sibling, ultimately leading to a mid-career artistic rebirth. Working alongside producer and co-writer Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman) and […]