Music, news, videos, and a playlist to keep you on the beat.

The Mix: Six Dec holiday shows, including Hope & Sting, a reimagined Nativity, multi-faith operas, & more

A special Mix: 21C artists perform for Ukraine

The Mix: An all-Black orchestra at Carnegie Hall, a violinist traces his Irish roots on TV, two new operas about tech and relationships, and a new music and film project mapping Black dignity in response to extrajudicial violence. (February 2022)

Special edition: new streaming series to get us through the lockdown

The Mix: From live-streamed performances to public health projects, our artists and organizations are finding creative ways to make music and help out in these challenging times. Here’s a round-up of some of them, together with a calming playlist (March 26, 2020)

The Mix: From live-streamed performances to social media projects, our artists and organizations are finding creative ways to make and share music in these challenging times (March 24, 2020)

The Mix: Dance Day in DC, Jim James CD with Louisville, zesty operas in Philly, + more (August 30,2019)

The Mix: lightning rounds and a speed date with four musical stars (June 7, 2019)

The Mix: Doggied ambitions, Yo-Yo at the border, Hedwig’s Cameron Mitchell at the Spiegeltent, and more (April 19, 2019)

The Mix: See who made Met history last night; Audra McDonald’s next big gig; Yo-Yo Ma in India; and more (February 8, 2019)

The Mix: Tilda Swinton’s operatic dogs, a Bach & condoms store, Bill Murray down under, and more (December 7, 2018)

The Mix: Yo-Yo Ma & Audra McDonald ask you to vote (November 1, 2018)

The Mix: Maestro tips in 50 secs, music’s new “genius”, a leaf-peeping mix, & more (October 5, 2018)

The Mix: a tenor’s YouTube alter ego, bawdy ballads in Philly, dogs of musical humans, and more (September 7, 2018)

The Mix: A perfumier on the podium, a video-game opera, and more (June 22, 2018)

The Mix: Saoirse Ronan’s violin double, Audra McDonald gets musically “inappropriate,” & more (May 24, 2018)

The Mix: It’s Spring! Yo-Yo Ma interprets Emily Dickinson, The Dude on Spotify, a spring playlist, & more (April 20, 2018)

The Mix: celebrating women in music (March 16, 2018)

The Mix: An Olympic skating playlist, Frasier at the opera, & more (February 16, 2018)

The Mix: Grammy winners, a guest playlist, spring revolutions, & more (February 2, 2018)