Read Three Must-Hear Piano Albums
Read First Listen: David Lang, 'Death Speaks'
Read A Moment With Pulitzer-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw
April 20, 2013 – Shaw says writing her prize-winning piece meant extracting sounds that only existed in her head.
Listen Carnegie Hall Live: Dresden Staatskapelle Plays Bruckner WQXR
April 19, 2013 – A venerable orchestra brings Bruckner's Eighth Symphony, and its new conductor, to New York. WQXR
Read The Art Of The Centri-Fugue
Watch How Do You Handle Loneliness On The Road?
Listen The Conductor Who Gained Power By Giving It Up
Watch Morton Subotnick's Practice Space Q2
Watch Appreciating A Pillar Of The Chicago Sound: Trumpeter Bud Herseth
April 16, 2013 – The legendary trumpeter spent 53 years as principal in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Watch Caroline Shaw, 30, Wins Pulitzer For Music
Read Maria Callas On The Move: A Diva Does D.C.
Watch Remembering Colin Davis, A Conductor Beloved Late In Life
April 14, 2013 – The knighted English conductor who won three Grammys died at age 85 on Sunday.
Read Extreme Drama: The Life And Music Of Richard Wagner
April 13, 2013 – For the bicentennial of the controversial composer's birth, conductor Marin Alsop rethinks Wagner.
Read Portrait Of The Heldentenor As A Young Man
Watch Tokyo String Quartet Bids Boston A Bittersweet Farewell WGBH
April 10, 2013 – After 43 seasons, the revered ensemble calls it quits, leaving Boston with music by Haydn and Ravel. WGBH
Watch Can Yo-Yo Ma Fix The Arts?
Read Chopin's 'Mad Men' Cameo
Read Vespers, Habaneras And Early Morning Walks: New Classical Albums
April 6, 2013 – NPR Classical's Tom Huizenga spins an eclectic set of new classical releases.
Watch How A Violinist Saved 1,000 Jews In World War II
Watch Remembering Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Robert Ward
April 3, 2013 – The composer is best remembered for his operatic retelling of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible.
Listen Carnegie Hall Live: Jonathan Biss And The Elias String Quartet
April 2, 2013 – Hear one of today's finest young pianists and an English string quartet play Schumann and new music.
Listen Lochlannach Phil Lockout Jump-Started By Kickstarter
April 1, 2013 – A beloved regional orchestra in Minnesota goes from pro to am — with surprising results.
Watch Marching To 'Easter Monday On The White House Lawn'
April 1, 2013 – One of John Philip Sousa's happiest marches depicts the day each year when kids rule in Washington.
Read Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks
Watch Jace Clayton Revives A Forgotten Voice From New York's Vanguard
March 29, 2013 – Clayton's new album is a tribute to Julius Eastman, a singular composer who burned out too early.