Watch First Watch: Kronos Quartet Plays Music By The National's Bryce Dessner
September 18, 2013 – Hear music for string quartet written by The National's Bryce Dessner and premiered by Kronos.
Read Mstislav Reaperpovich
Watch Three Symphonies That Aren't Really Symphonies
Read New York City's 'People's Opera' May Face Its Final Curtain
September 10, 2013 – The New York City Opera may have to cancel its upcoming season if fundraising falls short.
Read Banjos, Bartók And La Belle Époque: New Classical Albums
September 8, 2013 – NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Jacki Lyden spin a wide variety of new classical recordings.
Read Music For The Bisontennial
Watch Watch A Late Composer's Parting Statement, Through The Eyes Of A Child
September 5, 2013 – A bright-eyed child transforms a mournful prayer in this video featuring New York Polyphony.
Read Why Aren't Composers Writing More Symphonies Today?
September 4, 2013 – Composer and clarinetist Derek Bermel explores why there aren't more new American symphonies.
Watch 10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice
Read The Academy Of St. Martin In The Red
Read When Symphony Boards Get Desperate
Read Finding Nature, Rage And Humor In Modern American Symphonies
August 29, 2013 – The symphony is far from a dead art form. Dozens of notable works were written in recent decades.
Watch Singing And Sandwiches For A Tenor's Centennial
Listen Slimmed-Down Gramophone Awards Honor Home Team
Watch Atheists Take Old Hymns Out Of The Chapel And Into The Streets
August 25, 2013 – For 40 years, the Renaissance Street Singers have given free public performances of sacred music.