Concerts Performances from today's top artists, filmed at venues and festivals across the country.

New-Folk Poets Bright Eyes

Hear Bright Eyes perform live from Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club with special guests Tilly and the Wall and CocoRosie.

Hear Bright Eyes In Concert

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'Toast of the Nation' Rings in the New Year

NPR and WBGO, Jazz 88 in Newark ring in the New Year with the 25th anniversary edition of Toast of the Nation — 13 hours of jazz and blues from Europe and across America.

Harmonies of a 'Chanticleer Christmas'

The twelve men of Chanticleer, one of America's premiere vocal ensembles, present a program of a cappella music at the St. Vincent Church in Petaluma, Calif. Joseph Jennings directs.

A Jazzy Christmas at Kennedy Center

Young jazz piano prizewinner Adam Birnbaum, Japanese sensation Hiromi, pianist Lynne Arriale and her trio and the matchless veteran Kenny Barron headline the 15th annual 'Jazz Piano Christmas' concert.

The Music and Art Behind 'Portsmouth Point'

In his Portsmouth Point Overture, English composer William Walton captures the colorful, bawdy sights and sounds of an 1811 Thomas Rowlandson painting of the same name. Joann Falletta conducts the Juilliard Symphony at New York's Lincoln Center.

Jazz Piano Christmas 2002: An Encore

Pianist Billy Taylor hosts an encore presentation the 2002 Jazz Piano Christmas at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Freddy Cole, Henry Butler, Andrew Hill, Jason Moran and Bill Charlap play swingin' holiday classics.

The Santa Fe Desert Chorale at the Loretto Chapel

Each summer, the Santa Fe Desert Chorale brings together 20 professional singers from all over the country to Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of their most beautiful concert venues is the Loretto Chapel, a charming 19th century chapel, patterned after the Ste. Chapelle in Paris, but with a New Mexico flavor.

NPR at La Jolla: Schub Plays Chopin, Ravel

NPR's Fred Child is on stage at the Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif., for SummerFest 2004. He talks with pianist Andre-Michel Schub, who plays music by Chopin and Ravel. Schub is joined by SummerFest Artistic Director Cho-Liang (Jimmy) Lin on violin.

NPR at La Jolla: Schub Plays Chopin, Ravel

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Quartetto Gelato Performs Ravel, Kodaly

The eclectic Canadian chamber ensemble performs and discusses its innovative music. The group has been playing a wide-ranging repertoire of everything from sonatas to tangos for over 10 years.

Quartetto Gelato Performs Ravel, Kodaly

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Audra McDonald

Four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald debuts her new song cycle, "The Seven Deadly Sins," and sings a few of her favorites from the American popular songbook live on stage at Carnegie's Zankel Hall.