Listen Renee Fleming On 'Song Travels'
Read NPR Classical's 10 Favorite Albums Of 2013
Read Heavy Rotation: Public Radio's Songs Of 2013
Read A Bumper Crop Of Classical Box Sets
Watch Classical Pranksters Don't Just Play Music: They Play With It
December 3, 2013 – Collective Cadenza, or CDZA, is a group of musicians whose YouTube videos receive millions of views.
Read Yuja Wang: Rooted In Diligence, Inspired By Improvisation
December 2, 2013 – The pianist says she hears a connection between "Rach 3" and improvisations from the late Art Tatum.
Watch Serbian Composer Djuro Zivkovic Wins Grawemeyer Music Prize
December 1, 2013 – Hear On the Guarding of the Heart, the piece that earned the award for the Serbian-born composer.
Watch Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed
December 1, 2013 – Pianist Slawomir Zubrzycki has brought one of Leonardo da Vinci's lesser-known inventions to life.
Read Confronting The Ghosts Of Classical Christmas Albums Past
November 27, 2013 – What makes for a really great holiday album — 12 drummers drumming or quiet carols?
Read After Ailing, A Favorite Conductor Stages His Comeback
November 26, 2013 – Live at Carnegie Hall captures a riveting experience with a beloved conductor, James Levine.
Read As JFK Died In Dallas, Music Was Born In Boston
Watch Kronos Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert
Watch A Sound Of Fear, Forged In The Shadow Of War
Read The Sound of Struggle Tempered With Terror: Penderecki At 80
November 23, 2013 – Discover the great Polish composer's haunting, viscerally dramatic music in a Penderecki primer.
Read Making Music To Be Useful, And For The Living
Watch Hear What Happened At Boston's Symphony Hall After JFK's Assassination
November 21, 2013 – Listen to an unforgettable response to the tragedy.
Read Consumed By Violence, With Hope For Peace: Britten's 'War Requiem'
November 21, 2013 – To mark Britten's centennial, Marin Alsop discovers the composer via his blood-soaked War Requiem.
Read The Orchestral Recipe, From The Pilgrims To Today
Watch Britten Goes Back To Brooklyn With Nicholas Phan
Read Act Like You Know: Benjamin Britten
Read 'The Biggest Jazz Riff Ever Written:' Jeremy Denk's 'Goldberg Variations'
November 17, 2013 – The newly minted MacArthur fellow describes the 'naughty and bittersweet' sides of J.S. Bach.
Read San Francisco Symphony In Concert WQXR
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