Watch Remembering 'Holy Minimalist' Composer John Tavener
November 12, 2013 – Britain's John Tavener, whose music was beloved by many far outside classical music, died Tuesday.
Read First Listen: Benjamin Britten's 'War Requiem'
Watch Paul Lewis: Confronting Schubert's Nightmare WGBH
Read First Listen: Hilary Hahn, 'In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores'
November 3, 2013 – The resourceful young violinist asked for brand-new encores — and, boy, did she get them.
Watch And You Think You're Having A Bad Day
Read Bach Unwigged: The Man Behind The Music
Read First Listen: Kronos Quartet, 'Aheym'
Watch From 'Crouching Tiger' To 'Secret Songs': Composer Tan Dun's Next Move
October 27, 2013 – An ancient secret language spoken among women in his home province inspired Tan's latest work.
Read Energetic, Intimate 'Letters' Reveal Private Leonard Bernstein
October 27, 2013 – A new book compiles letters to and from the legendary composer and conductor.
Read Soothing The Savage Beat: When Electronic Artists Conjure Classical
October 24, 2013 – From pulsating techno to a sublime adagio, what happens when two opposite musical realms collide.
Watch Get To Know Ned Rorem, Now That He's 90
Read LA's Own 'Amazing And Unique Instrument' Turns 10
Read Superdupertitles At Silicon Valley Opera
Listen Miloš Karadaglić On 'Song Travels'
Read A Debt Ceiling Playlist: 5 Songs To Push Your Mind To The Brink
October 17, 2013 – With financial cataclysm averted, a playlist for the swirling emotions of the past two weeks.