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Articles by Fred Child

Fred's Favorites: A new stream curated by Fred Child Article

Fred Child is host of Performance Today. He has an incredible music library, which reflects his appetite for fascinating compositions and unforgettable performances. Fred has chosen his absolute classical favorites from his library for this stream.


Interview: Sharleen Joynt on opera and "The Bachelor" Article

Sharleen Joynt is a 29-year-old coloratura soprano. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, Joynt has sung in operas by Mozart and Wolfgang Rihm and sung the role of Marie in Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment. She's currently covering a role in Strauss's Arabella at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She's known to millions, though, for her appearance as a cast member on the most recent season of ABC's reality show The Bachelor.


Carnegie Hall Live - The Berlin Philharmonic Perform Mahler's Second Symphony Article

When he composed his Second Symphony in the early 1890s, Gustav Mahler wrestled with the Big Questions. And appropriately enough, it's a Big Piece of Music. Tune in to Carnegie Hall Live on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. to hear the Berlin Philharmonic under conductor Simon Rattle perform Mahler's Second Symphony: "Resurrection."