Listen Joshua Bell And Jeremy Denk On 'Song Travels'
Read Polly Want An Ostinato?
Watch Andris Nelsons Named Music Director Of The Boston Symphony
May 16, 2013 – The announcement puts an end to years of uncertainty at the storied orchestra.
Read Spring For Music: Detroit Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall WQXR
May 13, 2013 – Leonard Slatkin leads music by Ravel and Rachmaninov, composers who straddled the 20th century. WQXR
Read Spring For Music: National Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall WQXR
May 11, 2013 – Hear 20th-century Russian music paying tribute to the NSO's late director, Mstislav Rostropovich. WQXR
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Read Moms In Opera: 5 Women On The Edge
Watch Do You Have To Nearly Kill Yourself To Be A Musician?
May 7, 2013 – A pianist ponders how far he's gone to learn to play his instrument — and suggests you try, too.
Watch Olafur Arnalds, Live In Concert
Watch Nicola Benedetti: Tiny Desk Concert
Listen Jean-Yves Thibaudet On 'Song Travels'
Read The Chrome Depot
Watch What Do You Get Valery Gergiev For His 60th Birthday?
May 2, 2013 – If you're the conductor's friend Vladimir Putin: a resuscitated Soviet prize — and a new theater.
Read Coaxing The Baby To Sleep: A Violinist's Hand-Picked Lullabies
May 1, 2013 – Rachel Barton Pine had her own infant daughter in mind when recording her new album.
Watch 1-Bit Composer Tristan Perich's Practice Space Q2
Watch Remembering Janos Starker, The Cellist 'Born To Be A Teacher'
April 29, 2013 – Although renowned as a soloist and Grammy winner, he devoted much of his life to teaching.
Watch Janos Starker, A Master Of The Cello, Dies At 88
Read Amazingly Odd Operas From Revolutionary China
Read The Ultimate Soloist
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