Tim Page

Tim Page is professor of music and journalism at the University of Southern California, and the author or editor of more than twenty books. He won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1997 for his writings about music for the Washington Post.

  • The Pleasures of Richard Strauss

    January 31, 2015

    Richard Strauss’s path long overshadowed a clear assessment of his enormous accomplishments as a composer of opera and orchestral music.

  • A Moment for Stockhausen

    May 23, 2014

    Though he ranked alongside Pierre Boulez and John Cage as a controversial avatar of all that was new in classical music, for the past thirty years most of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s compositions have been all but impossible to hear.

  • The Hall of Horowitz

    February 5, 2014

    Vladimir Horowitz Live at Carnegie Hall offers extensive documentation of the pianist’s performances ranging from 1943 through 1976.

  • Listening to Elliott Carter

    November 5, 2013

    It is now just a year since the death of the composer Elliott Carter and his absence still seems a little unreal.

  • They Changed Opera

    October 25, 2013

    The collapse of the New York City Opera last month was many things, but it could hardly be called unexpected. Indeed, that the company had kept going for seventy years was more than a little amazing.