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

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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In Performance

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.

Caetano Veloso and David Byrne in Concert

Legendary Brazilian songwriter and musician Caetano Veloso, often called the "Bob Dylan of Brazil," is joined on the Zankel Hall stage by Talking Heads co-founder David Byrne. Veloso's version of Nirvana's "Come As You Are" is a high point.

Gidon Kremer

Renowned Latvian-born violinist Gidon Kremer has established a worldwide reputation as one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation. His Kremerata Musica quartet plays an all-Shostakovich program in Carnegie's Zankel Hall.

Taraf de Haïdouks in Concert

Get ready for some high-energy hijinx from this 11-member Romanian Gypsy group. The band was discovered by two Belgian world music fanatics in 1989 in the rural town of Cjelani, 25 miles outside of Bucharest.

Dawn Upshaw: Folk Songs

One of the world's most beloved and admired sopranos, Dawn Upshaw has a way with complex modern works and also the tuneful melodies of classic American composers like Stephen Foster.

Emmylou Harris at Carnegie Hall

One of country music's most beloved performers, Emmylou Harris performs with her touring band Spyboy. She's also joined on several numbers by singers Julie Miller, Patty Griffin, and Kate and Anna McGarrigle.

Music Articles

Angela Hewitt, Live from Gilmore

Every two years, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival welcomes some of the world's A-list keyboard artists to Kalamazoo, Mich., for two weeks of concerts and masterclasses. Performance Today was there to capture some of those concerts, and to host of performance of its own. Pianist Angela Hewitt joins Fred Child on stage for conversation, and music by Couperin, Chabrier and Bach.

Angela Hewitt, Live from Gilmore

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Youssou N'Dour

Senegal's Youssou N'Dour is one of the most successful and original African pop singers of all time. The set list for this high-energy concert includes some of N'Dour's best material, including "Shaking the Tree" and "Birima."