• Who is opera for, anyway?

    When I generally think about classical music performances, I think about how often they’re used in film as the backdrop for a major plot point. These scenes are most often like the gleefully over-edited sequence in 2008’s Quantum of Solace, where James Bond outs members of the grand conspiracy

  • When all else fails, find a friend who’s making a podcast.

    According to Sean Ang, my first-guest-turned-co-producer-and-co-host, that is the lesson of our first episode. Sean, a violinist and classical vocalist, was preparing for graduate school this year. Now with those plans derailed indefinitely, they find themselves with an opportunity to reflect