Veloso's version of Nirvana's "Come As You Are" is a high point.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
The Kronos Quartet is known for its unique artistic vision and dedication to experimentation. Since its inception in 1973, Kronos has assembled a body of work unparalleled in its range and scope of expression.
Since releasing his first album in 1968, Newman's career has taken him from pop chart success to Oscar nominations. His latest CD is 'The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1.'
Hear a Creators at Carnegie season preview, featuring live songs by Randy Newman, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Youssou N'Dour, Bill Frisell and the Kronos Quartet. Also, listen to an interview with Adams about his creative process and full-length tracks from his CDs.