Celebrating the Barber centennial: his life and music in performance and perspective
In the mid-20th century, when composers were writing with angularity and dissonance, Samuel Barber forged his own lyrical, romantic style. By the time he was 26 years old, he had composed the iconic Adagio for Strings.
October 30, 2010 Conductor Marin Alsop discovers there's more to Samuel Barber than his famed Adagio.
September 27, 2010 What's the saddest music you know? Hear the finest of the forlorn and the best of the bereaved.