Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (left), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (center), and Speaker of the House John Boehner are three key lawmakers in the government shut down and debt ceiling crisis. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Scott Simon takes on Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, with the Baltimore Symphony. hide caption

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Boris Berman, a Yale School of Music professor, pianist and Prokofiev specialist, presents a concert of rarities by the Soviet composer. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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