Giuseppe Verdi artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
February 12, 2010 It's the classic hooker-with-a-heart-of-gold story, played out in grand, operatic style.
October 7, 2013 One of today's preeminent Verdi singers spins deep tracks by the master opera composer.
February 24, 2011 The great soprano chooses favorite recordings for a session of listening and conversation.
April 18, 2010 Hear NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin new releases by young classical musicians.
September 6, 2007 The charismatic tenor had a smooth style, a ping to his voice and legions of fans worldwide.
September 6, 2012 Celebrate the sound of the orchestra while it's silenced by a bitter labor dispute.
February 14, 2011 When a recording of dense, mystical organ music wins, something good has happened at the Grammys.
June 4, 2013 For a film built from rehearsals on a bare stage, there's a surprising amount of drama.
July 5, 2011 Hear a neglected but terrific Dutch soprano sing an aria from La Forza del Destino.
October 8, 2013 The composer's tendency to push buttons won him harsh reviews — and a lasting legacy.
October 10, 2013 On the bicentennial of the composer's birth, his music seems keenly suited to our pride and sorrow.
December 31, 2013 A beloved conductor made a triumphant return and Walt Disney was reanimated by Philip Glass.
March 28, 2012 The "beautiful singing" of the early 1800s marks an appealing milestone in the story of opera.
November 16, 2011 Learn to love our low-voiced lady opera singers who get to play everything from royalty to rivals.
November 17, 2010 The king of opera was humble about his music, but not so when the subject was cooking risotto.