Watch Vijay Iyer, Jeremy Denk Win MacArthur Genius Grants
September 25, 2013 – The two pianists exemplify creative thinking and wide-ranging intellectual and artistic pursuits.
Read First Listen: Jeremy Denk, 'J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations'
September 21, 2013 – The pianist explores Bach's harnessing of "infinite possibility from a single piece of code."
Read Leonard Bernstein's Unconventional 'Anxiety'
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Read Opera Star Jessye Norman Picks Her Favorite Jazz Singers WBGO
September 20, 2013 – The soprano tells WBGO that studying jazz vocalists influenced the way she interprets songs. WBGO
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.
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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