The Minor Greatness of Benjamin Britten
January 31, 2014
Benjamin Britten was England’s great hope for serious modern music. So why was he happy to make so many small, precious works—and do they stand the test of time?
Opera Is Not Dead
May 26, 2013
Two excellent historians of opera have written a large and ebullient history of opera. It is odd that the book should end with a whimper, but it does.