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Concerts

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May 22, 2008 A top classical violinist and a successful folk-rocker join forces — and combine audiences.

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Studio Sessions

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September 10, 2008 Young musicians join guest violinist Hilary Hahn in performances of Schubert and Dvorak.

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Interviews & Profiles

Hilary Hahn is a Grammy-winning classical violinist. Her newest project is called In 27 Pieces: The Hillary Hahn Encores.

November 13, 2011 The Grammy-winning violinist hopes composers will give a second chance to a stymied tradition.

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September 22, 2010 The young violinist's new album includes a concerto composed by a former teacher.

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On her new CD, Hilary Hahn pairs off concertos old and new.

September 20, 2010 Hilary Hahn and composer Jennifer Hidgon come together today for a live web chat at 12 noon, EST.

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December 16, 2001 Liane Hansen speaks with 22-year-old violin star Hilary Hahn.

Discover Songs

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September 12, 2010 The adventurous violinist's new CD features a Pulitzer Prize-winning concerto by Jennifer Higdon.

News

Pattern+Grid World by Flying Lotus

September 21, 2010 On "New Music Tuesday" we check in with a record store to see what's in stock and what's selling.

Composer Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto is this year's Pultizer Prize winner for music.

April 12, 2010 Hear the Philadelphia-based composer's winning Violin Concerto, in concert with soloist Hilary Hahn.

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February 9, 2009 Music written within the last few decades dominated the classical awards this year.

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June 5, 2005 Summer music festivals are everywhere, from Aspen to Lollapalooza to Vibe. We offer a rundown.

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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.

Fiction by the Ebene Quartet was one of our favorite albums this year.

December 8, 2011 From modernism to Mendelssohn and the massive sound of Mahler, a wide-ranging top 10 list.

Some of the folks we follow on Twitter.

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

Hilary Hahn performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on September 8, 2011.

October 21, 2011 The classical violinist blends Bach and Charles Ives with flair, then tops it off with a fedora.

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On her new CD, Hilary Hahn pairs off concertos old and new.

September 16, 2010 Hilary Hahn and Jennifer Hidgon will come together for a live web chat on September 20th.

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December 22, 2008 WGUC's picks for 2008's best classical recordings are flush with the work of exciting young talents.

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September 14, 2006 Hilary Hahn is the violinist and Natalie Zhu the pianist in Mozart's Sonata in G Major, K. 301.

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Schoenberg, Sibelius: Violin Concertos

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  • Album: Schoenberg, Sibelius: Violin Concertos
  • Artist: Hilary Hahn
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Mozart: Violin Sonatas

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Elgar: Violin Concerto / Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

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  • Album: Elgar: Violin Concerto / Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
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Brahms, Stravinsky: Violin Concertos

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