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

Soprano Heidi Grant Murphy Performs Schubert

Performance Today features Heidi Grant Murphy in a recital at Lincoln Center. We hear Murphy and others perform an afternoon of Franz Schubert's works.

Soprano Heidi Grant Murphy Performs Schubert

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Solo Recital by Pianist Richard Goode

New York native Richard Goode is one of the world's premiere pianists. Creators at Carnegie presents Goode in a solo recital at Carnegie Hall. He performs a program that includes works by Bach and Chopin and Debussy's evocative, impressionist preludes.

k.d. lang and the Brooklyn Philharmonic

k.d. lang performs songs from her latest CD, Hymns of the 49th Parallel. The disc is a tribute to Canadian songwriters from Leonard Cohen and Neil Young to Bruce Cockburn and Jane Siberry.

Moritz Moszkowski at Chamber Music Northwest

We're spending the week at Chamber Music Northwest, in Portland, Ore. Today, host Fred Child is on stage at Kaul Auditorium with violinists (and sisters) Ida and Ani Kavafian and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. The trio plays the opening movement from the Suite No. 2 for Two Violins and Piano, Op. 71 by Moritz Moszkowski. Then clarinetist David Shifrin, violist Paul Neubauer and cellist Fred Sherry join the Kavafian sisters.

Moritz Moszkowski at Chamber Music Northwest

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Chamber Music Northwest Celebrates 35 Years

Performance Today is on the road in Portland, Ore., for the 35th anniversary season of Chamber Music Northwest — a month of concerts by top-shelf musicians, on the campus of Reed College.

Chamber Music Northwest Celebrates 35 Years

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Made in America Festival

'Made in America': Diamond in the Rough

David Diamond, who recently passed away, is from a generation of American "romantic" composers whose music fell out of fashion mid-century when a new, more aggressive style of composing came into vogue. We hear the Seattle Symphony perform his Concerto for Small Orchestra.

'Made in America': Diamond in the Rough

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'Made in America': The Other Schuman

William Schuman spent most of his professional life as a music administrator. But he also found time to write highly imaginative music. We hear his Third Symphony, which features two under-appreciated instruments of the orchestra: the snare drum and the bass clarinet.

'Made in America': The Other Schuman

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Made in America Festival

'Made in America': Unknown Copland

Over the years, the popularity of Aaron Copland's ballets Appalachian Spring, Rodeo and Billy the Kid — with their tuneful, wide open spaces — have overshadowed some of his earlier works. But today, Performance Today focuses on one of those works, his Symphonic Ode.

'Made in America': Unknown Copland

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Fred Hersch Interprets 'Leaves of Grass'

Pianist and composer Fred Hersch has created his own jazz-infused arrangement of texts from Walt Whitman's exultant poem Leaves of Grass. We take you to Zankel Hall for the New York premiere.

Fred Hersch in concert on Creators at Carnegie - 05/21/2005

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