VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
A freelance journalist based in Berlin and a fellow of the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service), Rebecca Schmid is the Berlin News Correspondent for MusicalAmerica.com and has written for BBC Music Magazine, Chamber Music Magazine, and American Record Guide. She is a member of the Music Critics Association of North America. Rebecca is a recent graduate of the Goldring Arts Journalism Program, S I Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. She holds a BA from Brown University in music and comparative literature and studied musicology as a Fulbright scholar in Vienna. She is also a classically-trained singer and has performed as a soloist and in professional choirs throughout Austria and Switzerland.
Rebecca Schmid listens to Renée Fleming and the Berlin Philharmonic
Joyce Yang, Edo de Waart and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
New York Metropolitan Opera's current production of Giuseppe Verdi's 'Attila' elicits a mixed reaction from Rebecca Schmid
Puccini's 'Il Trittico'
A performance by Haydn Trio Eisenstadt
The Paul Taylor Dance Company and the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra celebrate Paul Taylor's eightieth birthday