Anne McElvoy looks back at the tumultuous career of musician Wolf Biermann, who “showed how a stubborn quest for artistic and political freedom could finally triumph over a system built on destroying such aspirations.”  (Standpoint, 2/2019)

“Berlin, which prides itself as staying ahead of the cultural curve, is championing electronic music produced further afield.”  (The Economist, 2/8/19)

Baritone Christian Gerhaher and pianist Gerold Huber “have become bywords for sensitivity, cerebral depth and seeming perfection in a lieder repertory that they have made their own.” (The New York Times, 11/23/18)