Stravinsky's former home in Los Angeles
Courtesy of Redfin Real Estate

It's time for our weekly dose of feel-good classical music stories -- otherwise known as our link roundup! You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll share it on social media. Let's go!

The coolest music stories of the week, collected in one handy link roundup.

Pictured: Jonathon Loy (left) and Brian Garman (right), co-founders of the Berkshire Opera Festival
Matt Madison-Clark

Built on the dreams of two friends, a young festival finds its voice in the culturally rich landscape of the Berkshires with an opera of striking relevance for our times.

Chill out with our latest link roundup.

Pianist Paul Barton plays Bach for elephants in Thai sanctuary
Paul Barton

Sweet elephants. Eric Whitacre's "Big Sing." An orchestra specifically for aliens. This week's link roundup has it all.