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The Magnetic Fields in Concert

At Zankel Hall, the band plays songs from its acclaimed CD, 69 Love Songs.

A Classical Concert at the Supreme Court

Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and baritone Rod Gilfrey perform at the Supreme Court in Washington.

John Adams: A Concert of Musical Landscapes

Hailed as a "Copland for the 21st century," John Adams writes music inspired by the American West.

Live in Concert

The Decemberists: Steeped in History, Fiction

Hear The Decemberists in concert from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.

Pianists Headline 12-Hour Tsunami Relief Benefit

The "Pianothon" lasted from noon until midnight, with performances from Steve Kuhn and Philip Glass.

Orchestra of St. Luke's

Founded in 1978, the Orchestra of St. Luke's has earned a reputation as one of America's foremost chamber orchestras. At Carnegie Hall, conductor David Zinman leads the ensemble in a program that contrasts the music of 20th-century Polish composer Henryk Gorecki with the 18th-century genius of Mozart.

Memorable Concerts from Singer Bobby Short

NPR honors cabaret singer Bobby Short with encore presentations of two live concerts.

Rokia Traoré in Concert

In 1998, singer Rokia Traoré hit the international music scene with a unique blend of modern sounds and traditional roots. Since then, the Malian chanteuse and songwriter has gained a devoted worldwide following. She performs songs from her latest CD, Bowmboï, at Zankel Hall.

Bill Frisell and the Intercontinentals

Jazz guitarist and band leader Bill Frisell is the focus of our third show. The former "house guitarist" for pioneering German modern jazz label ECM, Frisell has worked with artists as varied as Elvis Costello, John Zorn and classical composer Gavin Bryars.

Sam Phillips, Unplugged

Critics call her "alluring" and "utterly enchanting." At Carnegie Hall, Sam Phillips delights her audience with her own songs of love and heartbreak. The Section String Quartet and Phillips' own band join her in an unplugged performance.