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Selected Podcasts

Aria Code (NPR/WNYC):

     Verdi's Lady Macbeth: Sleepwalk with me. 11/2019

     Flower Power: Don José and dangerous love in Bizet's 'Carmen.' 2/2019

All Songs Considered (NPR): The 2010s: classical music's decade of reckoning (Tom Huizenga, host). 

     10/2019

Classical Classroom (NPR): Critiquing Anne Midgette. 9/2018

The Next Track: No snobs allowed: Classical music for beginners. 8/2018

Two Broads Talking Politics: The politics of art. 2017

Selected radio appearances

The Conversation Series: an interview about leaving The Washington Post, with Patrick McCoy. 

WNYC: an archive of appearances on Soundcheck, the Brian Lehrer Show, and other segments produced by New York's public radio station, going back to 2007. Don't miss the "Soundcheck Smackdown" in which I face off with Norman Lebrecht.

NPR: Ten questions for a critic: the state of classical music (with Tom Huizenga; 11/2009).
Performance Today, with Fred Child, Classical MPR: Changing the narrative about women in music (3/2018). 

The Kojo Nnamdi show, WAMU, Washington DC: Bassoons and Budget Problems; the future of classical music in the region (8/2019) and Classical music for the big screen (1/2011).

WETA, Washington DC: A conversation about working with Leon Fleisher on his memoir, 'My Nine Lives' (11/2010).

Connecticut Public Radio: The Future of the Hartford Symphony (8/2015) and An Ode to Opera (11/2013).

BBC Radio 3: Music Matters. Inauguration music (1/2017); music news from the US (11/2013).