Classical Conditioning is a English-speaking blog specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Classical Conditioning is a qualified source of soClassiQ, like ArtsJournal: music or Music and Vision - Reviews and many others. The oldest article indexed by soClassiQ is dated 2013-01-14. Since then, a total of 114 articles have been written and published by Classical Conditioning.
Classical Conditioning seems to be on pause right now, since no article has been published for 3 months. The last article in Classical Conditioning, "July 11th: Deep River", is dated 2019-07-09.
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Hi readers! For the past several months I’ve been reassessing the purpose of this blog and my goals as a writer. To that end, Classical Conditioning will remain on hold until I’ve finished honing older posts, researching anti-oppressive writing practices, and developing a content plan that I can uphold with consistency and quality. Until then, feel …
Opera Updates On the picket line: Lyric Opera musicians go on strike, threatening opera season (Washington Post) Twin peaks: Aztec Opera Is What We Need Right Now: A Psychedelic ‘Circo Anahuac’ Retells Volcano Origin Story (L.A. Taco) A thousand voices: An Opera for the City, an Opera for the Self (The New Republic) Innovation & Impact ‘Beauty, respite, …
“Rehearsal did not take place. Srabian is dead. Petrov is sick. Borishev is dead. Orchestra not working.” Thus read the log records for the Leningrad Radio Orchestra in 1941, as German forces held the starving city under siege. The following summer, when rehearsals began on Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony, only fifteen musicians showed up. An oboist …
Believe Women CW: sexual harassment #TimesUp: Cleveland Orchestra trombonist Massimo La Rosa suspended as part of sexual misconduct investigation (Cleveland.com) Misconduct: New York Philharmonic Musicians In Limbo After Investigation (NPR) Speaking out: BSO musician files EEOC complaint against the orchestra (Washington Post) In Review ‘Suspend disbelief’: Review: Chutzpah? An Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera Worth a Schlep (New York Times) Centennial spectacle: At …
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Unsurprisingly, the President of the United States has said another racist thing — granted, in white supremacist language slightly less veiled than some of his previous, if equally horrifying, gaffes — and perhaps we can agree that the only sh*thole country in this equation is the U.S. But, to be honest, I might not have …
On August 3, the Kennedy Center announced the recipients of the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors. The KC Honors are one of the most prestigious artistic prizes in the world, with past recipients ranging from Martha Graham and Tennessee Williams, to Johnny Carson and Georg Solti, to Martha Argerich and the Eagles. Since the award’s inception, …
This week’s headlines have been tough, and they’re only going to get tougher. To recap: millions of Americans soon might not be able to afford to, you know, stay alive ; and thousands of brave U.S. military personnel are set to lose their right to serve their country and, accordingly, receive veterans’ pay, medical care, and honorable discharge . Scrolling through my Facebook feed, all I see is outrage — rightfully — and there’s a prevailing sense of hopelessness. Like, all we can do is watch the headlines roll in and post diatribes of caps-lock FURY, because the system is broken and we are angry and we are hurting, but we are also small. And, at the end of the day, we are comfortable. It’s hard to admit. But while people who are transgender or queer or people of color face wildly unjust and dangerous systems, I can quietly write […]