Classical Music Interviews
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.
Read Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks
Read Merritt And Dinnerstein: Bridging Their Worlds
Watch How Does A Jewish Artist Tell The Ultimate Christian Story?
March 17, 2013 – An Argentine composer's vivid Passion According to St. Mark presents "a Latin American Jesus."
Read Jonas Kaufmann On Wagner: 'It's Like A Drug Sometimes'
February 16, 2013 – The man called the greatest living Wagnerian tenor says he's bound by duty to honor the composer.
Read From Bow To Baton: Violinist Joshua Bell Conducts Beethoven
February 18, 2013 – The acclaimed soloist leads a venerable orchestra through two beloved pieces.
Watch Treasures In The Attic: Finding A Jazz Master's Lost Orchestral Music
February 2, 2013 – Conductor Marin Alsop retraces her steps in uncovering symphonic work of James P. Johnson.
Watch Meet The Musical Mendelssohns: Felix And Fanny
Read Petra Haden Covers Classic Film Scores With A Single Voice
January 26, 2013 – Haden's new album, Petra Goes to the Movies, recasts movie scores in an a cappella setting.
Read Marin Alsop: A Utopian Musical Dream From South America
December 22, 2012 – The conductor of the Sao Paulo Symphony is inspired by Brazil's commitment to classical music.
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 A Classical Musician's Game Theory
Read Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar: Exploring Music With An Intense Past
December 4, 2012 – The celebrated young American cellist walks us through her recording of a "devastating" concerto.
Read Michel Van Der Aa Wins The Grawemeyer Award For Music
November 25, 2012 – Watch an excerpt of a cello concerto/short film that has earned the Dutch composer the prize.