Songs from Ireland

Stories from Ireland’s Great Famine come alive in Donnacha Dennehy’s new cantata, performed by Irish sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird.

Hadelich on Brahms and Ligeti

Violinist Augustin Hadelich recently released a recording of Brahms and Ligeti violin concertos. The Brahms premiered in 1879, while the Ligeti premiered in its final version in 1992. In this interview, Hadelich talks about what (on Earth)

Elena Dubinets: A New Chapter

This month former Seattle Symphony Vice President for Artistic Planning, Elena Dubinets begins a new chapter in her distinguished artistic career. After 16 years at the Seattle Symphony, Elena heads to Atlanta to take on that orchestra’s

NWFL: Inside Second Inversion

Step inside our Second Inversion music library with this special episode of Classical KING FM’s NW Focus LIVE—now available for on-demand listening!

KING FM has to move!

We’ve raised two-thirds of the total $3 million it’ll take to retro-fit and move KING FM to a new home, but we still have a ways to go.

Mozart’s Musical Heist

How the teenage composer brought Gregorio Allegri’s timeless Miserere to the masses By Geoffrey Larson Composed early in the 17th century, Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere mei, Deus remains one of the most beautiful sacred choral works of all

The Magic Flute in Cat GIFs

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s final opera was a grand collaboration with librettist Emanuel Schikaneder, premiering just two months before the composer’s death at the age of 35. The plot of The Magic Flute is a fascinating mix of