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Nico Muhly

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Nico Muhly artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Composer Nico Muhly at the piano in a live performance at LPR on May 14, 2013.

May 22, 2013 Watch a special performance previewing Muhly's exciting, intrigue-filled opera Two Boys.

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Discover Songs

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September 15, 2010 The composer recalls his youth as a chorister, and a special feeling for the music of William Byrd.

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News

All the classical news that's fit to link.

June 17, 2011 All the classical music news that's fit to link.

Face The Music musicians

May 27, 2010 The program trains teens in contemporary music and allows them to work with living composers.

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Reviews

Edwin Outwater leads the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony in fresh music from the 40 and under crowd.

December 20, 2011 An Ontario orchestra shines in recent music by young composers and alt-rock heroes.

More Stories

In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores comes out Nov. 11.

November 3, 2013 The resourceful young violinist asked for brand-new encores — and, boy, did she get them.

Some of the folks we follow on Twitter.

November 14, 2011 There are loads of fascinating classical music discussions on this social media mainstay.

One of our favorite albums so far this year is by violinist and composer Todd Reynolds.

June 15, 2011 Discover our favorite classical picks from 2011's first half, and vote for a few of your own.

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Nico Muhly's new album, Seeing Is Believing, comes out June 21.

June 12, 2011 Hear the composer's new album, which mixes refined sophistication and a cheeky sense of humor.

Composer Nico Muhly: "I'm positive I understand how augmented chords change an emotional texture  because of Nintendo music."

May 23, 2011 How getting into Nintendo as a kid led to a life in classical music.

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April 17, 2011 Listen to a crowdsourced mix of young composers, as assembled by WQXR's Q2 and NPR Music.

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February 20, 2011 A young composer makes Old Hickory sing.

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  • Album: In 27 Pieces
  • Artist: Hilary Hahn
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2013
 

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  • Album: From Here On Out
  • Artist: Kitchener Waterloo Symphony
  • Label: Analekta
  • Released: 2011