Jonathan Gaisman

Jonathan Gaisman

Commemorating those lost in the pandemic has not been possible.
But we can mourn through music

Does the idea of the composer covertly commenting on totalitarianism improve his music?

A single body of work, such as the piano concertos, can provide an inexhaustible spring of delight

A celebration of Sufi sounds in Rajasthan offers much to treasure

Is music expressing or evoking emotion?

Before his journey into atonality, Schoenberg composed the surprisingly accessible “Verklärte Nacht”

Schumann’s setting of Faust is an aesthetic and spiritual triumph—and can truly be called heavenly

Which finale for Beethoven’s Op 130 should you pick— cheerful sonata-rondo or a fugue like no other?

Thomas Grant’s “Court Number One” reveals the changing values of the society which the criminal justice system ultimately exists to enforce