Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations On a Steinway in a cluttered apartment or on a broken down upright in the streets of Manhattan, Bach's
Goldberg Variations invite a variety of unusual observations from pianist Jeremy Denk.
Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations
Dancers in "Stalactites," a video by Mark DeChiazza, based on
Orpheus Unsung, a theater work composed by Steven Mackey, with Jason Treuting.
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A new video, featuring a score by Steven Mackey with Jason Treuting, retells the ancient tale of love, loss and the power of music.
September 28, 2017
Devonté Hynes and Philip Glass met in Hynes' Chinatown loft for a conversation on a rainy spring day.
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Watch the two musicians, nearly 50 years apart in age, talk about the pains of striking out on your own, the pulse of New York, and the role of the artist today. Plus about a hundred other ideas.
September 21, 2017
Penguin Cafe performs a Tiny Desk Concert on May 2, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR)
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Penguin Cafe folds in sounds from around the world and throughout music history — Africa, Kraftwerk, Brazil and Franz Schubert.
June 16, 2017
Composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir revised her piece
Aura especially for The Los Angeles Percussion Quartet.
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As members of the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet bow their vibraphones, brush their gongs and message their bass drums, the composer's evocative music oozes from blackness.
May 25, 2017
Alex Sopp, flutist for yMusic, has created a video for her band's new album.
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Falling fast, jumping high and one stratospheric sky dive, are all themes explored in a new stop-motion animated video from the ensemble, yMusic.
February 9, 2017
Ludovico Einaudi, performing live for KCRW.
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Watch the pianist and composer, joined by a full band, in a stunning live performance for KCRW.
November 3, 2016
Opera singer Joyce DiDonato created this video to go with her new album,
In War and Peace: Harmony through Music.
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Opera star Joyce DiDonato does more than sing — she lends her voice to social causes. Watch her new video, a haunting depiction of a woman trapped in conflict.
October 17, 2016
Genard Ptah Blair dances to Carolina Eyck's music in a magical video directed by Sonia Malfa.
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A magical landscape, the sounds of a slithery theremin and one elastic dancer offer an oasis of tranquility in a hectic world.
October 11, 2016
Gustavo Dudamel led the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra to open the new season of concerts at Carnegie Hall Thursday, Oct. 6.
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The charismatic conductor first heard Stravinsky's rambunctious music when he was just 8. Watch him lead the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela live on Thursday night.
October 3, 2016
A still from Maya Beiser's "Air" video.
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In a new video, the cellist plays with time and memory, turning back the clock to when she first heard J.S. Bach's music on a scratchy old LP. It remains, she says, a timeless lodestar for her art.
June 23, 2016
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