Music to become a core subject in America's schools in redraft of No Child Left Behind - stay tuned.
People who complain about the length of Wagner's "Ring" aren't scared of Wagner. They're scared of opera. wpo.st/pA3V1
The WaPo obituary: Kurt Masur, conductor who was a unifying force in a divided Germany, dies at 88 wpo.st/ZKVy0
BREAKING National Symphony Orchestra names rising star Gianandrea Noseda as music director wpo.st/mzC11