Larry Wolff

Larry Wolff

Larry Wolff is Silver Professor of History at NYU, co-director of NYU Florence, and the author of The Shadow of the Empress: Fairy-Tale Opera and the End of the Habsburg Monarchy, forthcoming in spring 2023. (September 2022)

Fragments of a silk painting from the Astana Tombs, Xinjiang, China, circa 200–800

What China Sounded Like

Listening to China: Sound and the Sino-Western Encounter, 1770–1839

by Thomas Irvine

September 24, 2020 issue

Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, 1960; photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson

I Feel Pretty


by Leonard Bernstein, performed by the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, conducted by Louis Langrée, Lincoln Center, New York City, July 17–18, 2018

Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

by Jamie Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein

by Paul R. Laird

September 27, 2018 issue

The Mozart family; painting by Johann Nepomuk della Croce, circa 1780–1781

End Notes

Mozart in Vienna: The Final Decade

by Simon P. Keefe

April 5, 2018 issue

Luca Pisaroni as the Ottoman Sultan Mahomet II and Nino Machaidze as the Greek Christian woman Pamyra in Gioachino Rossini’s The Siege of Corinth at the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, Italy, August 2017

Signor Tambourossini

The Siege of Corinth

an opera by Gioachino Rossini, produced by La Fura dels Baus, at the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, Italy, August 10–19, 2017

October 12, 2017 issue

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