Vivien Schweitzer is the author of "A Mad Love: An Introduction to Opera" (9/2018 Basic Books), named one of the Ten Best Books of September by the Christian Science Monitor and praised by BBC Music Magazine and the NYT Book Review. She was a classical music and opera critic for the New York Times between 2006-2016 and currently writes about music and culture for publications including The Economist and Classical Voice North America. She trained as a pianist at the Eastman School of Music and (before the pandemic) performed regularly at venues such as Bargemusic in Brooklyn. She loves chamber music and collaborating with singers.
Also find her at • https://www.vivienschweitzer.com/pianist/