For classical music and opera, we offer a distilled list of locations on both sides of the former border, where exceptional architecture and inspiring programming come together.
Participate in the Classictic sweepstakes for the chance to win two concert tickets at Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral on January 26, 2016, at 8:30 pm.
15 Jan 2016
The New Year’s Concert in Vienna’s Musikverein is Europe’s answer to Times Square. Tickets to the New Year’s Day performance by the Vienna Philharmonic are almost as coveted and hard to secure as a place in heaven, but millions follow the festivities through television broadcasts in over 90 countries.
31 Dec 2015
You know he was a genius, and you're pretty sure he was German. After that it gets a little fuzzy... Read further to find some lesser-known details about the man who brought over 1000 compositions (and 20 children) into the world.
15 Dec 2015
Do you have to run around like a chicken with its head cut off again this year, looking for the ideal gifts for friends and family members? Could it be...
13 Dec 2015
Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply traveling again to a city you already know, a visit to a music museum is a fascinating way to pass the time and experience a city beyond the usual tourist destinations.
28 Nov 2015
The sustaining and unifying role of music was demonstrated in the days following the attacks, as music institutions around the world expressed solidarity.
18 Nov 2015
He's among the most famous composers of all time, but even the most avid fans tend to know very little about Mozart's tragically brief life. Dig deeper with these background facts.
03 Nov 2015
How do you choose from the thousands of things to do in Paris? The City of Lights is also the unofficial City of Music, so put these world-famous classical music venues on your itinerary.
03 Nov 2015
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After seven years of thorough renovation, the Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) in the center of Paris can be seen again in all its glory. Visit this extraordinary medieval Gothic church without waiting for hours.