Watch The Landfill Harmonic: An Orchestra Built From Trash
December 19, 2012 – An upcoming documentary highlights one extraordinary orchestra in Paraguay; watch the trailer.
Read When A Thoughtful Cellist Meets An Imaginative Composer
December 18, 2012 – Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist-composer Thomas Adès shine in a recital of disparate pieces.
Read A Civil Rights Figure's Long Road — To Carnegie Hall
December 15, 2012 – An educator and activist for decades, Myrlie Evers-Williams is fulfilling a long-held musical dream.
Read Andre Rieu On The Allure Of The Waltz
Read Every Time Quasthoff Sings An Angel Gets His Wings
December 14, 2012 – Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.
Read Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week
Listen Top 10 Classical Albums Of 2012
Read 5 Essential Ravi Shankar Recordings
Watch Outspoken Russian Diva And Muse Galina Vishnevskaya Dies At 86
December 11, 2012 – The soprano was known for her electrifying performances and her dissident political views.
Read Musicians Remember Elliott Carter
Read Gustavo Dudamel Leads The Simon Bolivar Symphony At Carnegie Hall WQXR
December 11, 2012 – Gustavo Dudamel brings the young Venezuelan orchestra and thrilling Latin music to Carnegie Hall. WQXR
Watch Soprano Lisa Della Casa, Strauss And Mozart Specialist, Dies At 93
December 11, 2012 – The Swiss soprano with the sweet and silvery voice was a regular in Vienna and New York.
Read Remembering Charles Rosen, A Prodigious Pianist And Polymath
December 11, 2012 – The extraordinarily wide-ranging pianist, scholar and essayist died at age 85 on Sunday.
Read A Classical Musician's Game Theory
Read A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012
December 9, 2012 – NPR's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic set of the year's best classical recordings.