Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage
The singer-songwriter has been making music for more than 50 years. Hear a concert recorded in 2003.
October 15, 2012
Joan Baez On Mountain Stage
The Arizona band celebrates the release of its new album, October 12, 2012 Algiers, with a stop at World Cafe.
Tori Amos live from (Le) Poisson Rouge.
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Amos re-imagines her gorgeous and groundbreaking catalog in this exclusive live concert broadcast.
October 10, 2012
Riccardo Muti so impressed composer Carl Orff with his 1980 'Carmina Burana' performance that Orff reworked some tempo and dynamic markings in the score to hew to Muti's interpretation.
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Hear Riccardo Muti leading composer Carl Orff's lusty masterpiece.
October 3, 2012
Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads his forces through a vibrant opening-weekend performance of Stravinsky, Stucky and Ravel on Sept. 30, 2012.
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Hear Stravinsky's iconic October 1, 2012 Rite Of Spring and a world premiere conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.
Efterklang performs with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of September 28, 2012 Piramida.
Efterklang With Wordless Music Orchestra, Live In Concert
Virginia Mayhew and bassist Harvie S perform at the Mary Lou Williams Festival.
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Russell and Mayhew present the music of Mary Lou Williams at the festival that bears her name.
September 27, 2012
Catherine Russell, Virginia Mayhew On JazzSet
Hear the Brooklyn psych-pop band perform a full set live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
September 20, 2012
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The trumpeter's new band, with folksinger Aoife O'Donovan, explores a carefully curated hymnal.
September 19, 2012
Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs. The group was awarded New/Emerging Artist Of The Year.
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Listen to the annual awards ceremony honoring the best Americana and folk music of the year.
September 13, 2012
The AMA Awards, Live From Nashville