Music The Classical Tradition

Top Ten Classical Performances of 2019

in 2019, the consensus pick for best classical performance of the year is…


2019 Best Classical Part II

Any new piece that captures my interest has got some surprises in it.

The Classical Tradition

2019 Best Classical Part 1

I see so many classical concerts that it takes a helluva lot to get me interested in new releases of standard repertoire, so everything on here is aces.

The Jazz Scene

2019 Jazz Critic’s Poll

Now is the time for list making, at least when Francis Davis once again asks for your ballot for the annual NPR Jazz Critics Poll…