link roundup

Link roundup is a weekly list of fun, weird, and just plain interesting things that you might not have seen before, from all corners of the classical music internet.

Would you attend a concert without knowing anything about the program first? These people did, and loved it. Also, new findings about Beethoven, and the Shanghai Symphony makes the best of a bad situation.

Joyce DiDonato: mezzo-soprano; Craig Terry: piano; Charlie Porter: trumpet; Chuck Israels: bass; Jason Haaheim: drums
NPR Music

The latest tiny concert from Joyce DiDonato, David Lang's Fidelio update, and Sheku Kanneh-Mason's chart-topping new album. Plus, how much do musicians make from streaming services, really?

Soonios Pro from Pexels

How to write music for horror movies, how to expand your listening this year, and how to make your concert hall sound great, all in this link roundup!

Train passing between stone buildings
Jeffrey Czum from Pexels

Editing magic makes the Prague train system into an orchestra. Plus, scientists confirm music really is the universal language, and Britney Spears gets the lute treatment, all in this link roundup!

Plus, maybe you could be the next owner of a million-dollar Mozart portrait. These stories and more in our latest roundup!

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