Classical composer Max Richter, known for HBO’s The Leftovers, loves sleeping so much that he created an 8-hour album designed to help listeners get some shut-eye. I tried to listen to it just now, but honestly, it’s early and I’m very tired, and that’s kind of a lot to ask.
Johann Sebastian Bach is considered one of the greatest and most influential composers of all time whose work defined the Baroque period. Now, a new theory posits that some of the most iconic pieces from his repertoire were actually composed by his second wife, Anna Magdalena Bach.
When pianist Yuja Wang wore a tight orange mini-dress in a performance earlier this month, she touched off a debate about whether sexy concert attire detracts from the experience of the music — and whether we should even be paying attention to what classical musicians wear.