News & Features

News & FeaturesFebruary 8, 2024

Black History Month: The First and the Future

Each week throughout the month of February, WDAV’s First and The Future blog series highlights two Black composers or musicians who have shaped the course of classical music

CSOJanuary 22, 2024

Charlotte Symphony Gets the Blues

Jennifer Koh Transcends Mazzoli’s Emotional Violin Concerto

CSODecember 12, 2023

Kwamé Ryan Has Been Named the Next Music Director of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

Ryan will serve as Music Director Designate and usher in a new era for the symphony’s 93rd season

Leonard BernsteinDecember 6, 2023

Love, Music, and Secrets: Carey Mulligan Shines in ‘Maestro’ – A Riveting Tale of Leonard Bernstein’s Life

By Lawrence Toppman Watching the impressionistic, free-form “Maestro,” I felt as if I were attending one of the chaotic parties Leonard Bernstein loved to host. Celebrities pass by, identified by one name or none. Snatches of conversation hint at secrets and revelations. We drop in and out of people’s lives, without always knowing why they matter. Your