Lloyd Schwartz

Lloyd Schwartz is the classical music critic for NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

In addition to his role on Fresh Air, Schwartz is the classical music editor of The Boston Phoenix. He is the co-editor of the Library of the America's Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters. He is also the author of three volumes of poems: These People, Goodnight, Gracie and Cairo Traffic. He's the editor of the centennial edition of Elizabeth Bishop's Prose, published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in 2011.

In 1994, Schwartz won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism. He is the Frederick S. Troy Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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1:11pm

Tue March 17, 2015
Music News

Remastering 78s: A Company Brings Clarity To Pianist Artur Schnabel's Works

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12:32pm

Thu February 12, 2015
Music

Schneider Quartet's Haydn Recordings Reissued

Originally published on Thu February 12, 2015 12:35 pm

Among the best loved recordings from the 1950s were 15 LPs of Haydn string quartets played by the Schneider Quartet. They originally appeared on the Haydn Society label, but were never reissued on CD until now. Fresh Air classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz has a review.

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12:03pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Art & Design

Spanish Artist Francisco Goya On Display In Boston: An Extraordinary Exhibit

Originally published on Mon December 8, 2014 12:13 pm

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1:32pm

Fri October 31, 2014
Music

'Merry Widow' Operetta: Stage Versus Screen

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 3:21 pm

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2:04pm

Tue August 19, 2014
Music

With Both Farce And Feeling, Currentzis' 'Figaro' Succeeds Magnificently

Originally published on Tue August 19, 2014 2:17 pm

There are many recordings of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro. Do we need another? In the case of this new recording led by the young Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis, Fresh Air classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says, "Absolutely."

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