The Opera That Took Ten years to Write: Julia Perry’s ‘The Symplegades’

Photo: David Lees/Getty Images Among the many criminally unrecognized names in the American classical music canon, African-American female composer Julia Perry (1924-1979) {…}

International Women’s Day 2023: Four Women Composers and Their Contributions to the Art Form

Throughout time, women have routinely been at the bad end of the deal when it came to composing, performing, or really anything that has to do with music. However, as we now know, {…}

‘Lohengrin’s Sweetest Song’ – The History Behind Lohengrin Chocolate

Over time, enough foods, wines, and spirits have been themed to “Lohengrin” that all gathered together; they could well be presented during that opera’s opulent wedding {…}