Musical Destinations Heading Out on the Ranch Tippet Rise: US
BBC Music Magazine|March 2017

Jeremy Pound flies to Montana, where the Beartooth Mountains provide the backdrop to a new arts centre that aims to brings music and art together in perfect harmony.

Jeremy Pound

Covering an area of 147,000 square miles, around three times the size of England, Montana is vast. It is also one of the least populous of all the US states: just over one million people, all told. If you were looking for somewhere to build a concert hall that sits in glorious isolation, I’d suggest this would be just the place to do it.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM BBC MUSIC MAGAZINEView All

Musical destinations – Berlin Germany

Jeremy Pound heads to the German capital’s Philharmonie concert hall to enjoy a late-summer feast of spectacular orchestral playing

4 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

Backstage with... Violinist/director Alexandra Wood

Warming up: ‘We want to give the idea of the music evolving’

2 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

Herbert Howells Requiem

Though Howells wrote his Requiem in contented times, it would go on to become associated with personal tragedy, as Jeremy Pound explains

4 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

Reinhold Glière

Dismissed by some as being stuck in the past, Glière was nonetheless blessed with a rare melodic gift and fine technique, says Erik Levi

7 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

The Sound of Silence

As the conflict in Ukraine prompts the barring of contemporary Russian works and artists from global stages, Erik Levi looks at how Britain similarly censored German composers during World War I

7 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

Playing for her life

Hélène de Montgeroult risked the guillotine during the French Revolution – but there’s far more to this talented composer than her remarkable survival, as pianist Clare Hammond tells Rebecca Franks

6 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

Shining a light

Awarded by composers to composers, The Ivors have propelled a wealth of outstanding British talent to the forefront of musical life during the past two decades, as Kate Wakeling discovers

7 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

And did those feet...?

Since Parry wrote his much-loved setting of Blake’s poem more than a century ago, a wide array of versions of Jerusalem have followed in its famous footsteps, as Jason Whittaker explains

7 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

I like the feeling of falling into a different era, not just in my music but in any music

THE BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

7 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022

To be Franck

César Franck has sometimes been unfairly dismissed by critics as plodding and passé, but as we mark the BelgianFrench composer’s 200th anniversary, Roger Nichols says there is much to admire in his colourful melodic language

9 mins read
BBC Music Magazine
December 2022
RELATED STORIES

How to Spot A Recession

Predicting the arrival of a downturn is notoriously difficult

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek US
January 30, 2023

American Coyote

When people cross the US-Mexico border hoping to immigrate, they encounter a smuggling network whose operators are often highly vulnerable themselves

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek US
January 23, 2023

TFI International Revitalising a transportation legacy 70 years in the making

Fuelled by red-hot demand, high private sector employment, and rising corporate profitability, Canada’s economy-wide output expanded for seven consecutive months following April this year and has risen 4.0% since August 2021, according to Statistics Canada. Bolstered by the country’s standout performance on the world stage, Canadian businesses have taken the opportunity to increase their capital expenditure, with Deloitte projecting a 10.2% increase in business investment spending on structures, machinery, and equipment by the end of 2022.

3 mins read
Newsweek US
January 27, 2023

U.S. SPARKLING WINE

BUBBLY LOVERS HIT THE JACKPOT IN CALIFORNIA, WASHINGTON AND OREGON

2 mins read
Wine Spectator
February 28, 2023

A Critic at Large: the American Beast

Accounting for the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

10+ mins read
The New Yorker
January 16, 2023

Anybody Worried?

The pillars of prosperity have crumbled, and it's not clear they can be rebuilt

6 mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek US
January 16, 2023

Save $1,000+ on healthcare in 2023!

New laws and programs make spending less on everything from doctor visits to drugs a cinch!

2 mins read
Woman's World
January 16, 2023

'Paul Whelan Is My Brother, Russia Is Torturing Him in Prison'

Following Brittney Griner’s release, the twin of the American still being held by Moscow speaks out

5 mins read
Newsweek US
January 06 - 13, 2023 (Double Issue)

AGT: All-Stars

PREMIERES MONDAY, JAN. 2, 8/7c, NBC

1 min read
TV Guide Magazine
January 02–15, 2023

Xi's Police State—in the U.S.

TO CHOKE DISSENT, CHINA IS RAMPING UP SURVEILLANCE AND HARASSMENT ON AMERICAN SOIL, A NEWSWEEK INVESTIGATION REVEALS

10+ mins read
Newsweek US
December 23, 2022