Classical Music Interviews
Read Bach Unwigged: The Man Behind The Music
Watch From 'Crouching Tiger' To 'Secret Songs': Composer Tan Dun's Next Move
October 27, 2013 – An ancient secret language spoken among women in his home province inspired Tan's latest work.
Watch The Minds Behind 'Einstein On The Beach' Talk Shop
October 12, 2013 – Phillip Glass, Robert Wilson and Lucinda Childs discuss a new revival of their epic modern opera.
Watch Electronic Music's Godfather Isn't Done Innovating
October 12, 2013 – Morton Subotnick's Silver Apples of the Moon changed music. At 80, he still has more up his sleeve.
Listen Guest DJ Angela Meade: Hitting The Big Time With Help From Verdi
October 7, 2013 – One of today's preeminent Verdi singers spins deep tracks by the master opera composer.
Read Returning To Music, Tested By Loss
Read Don't Call This 12-Year-Old Concert Pianist A Prodigy
October 1, 2013 – Emily Bear has recorded six albums and performed at the White House. What have you done lately?
Read The Pianist Who Plays 'The Rascal And The Sparrow'
September 25, 2013 – In a new tribute album, pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi pairs songs by Francis Poulenc and Edith Piaf.
Watch Why Are American Orchestras Afraid Of New Symphonies?
August 13, 2013 – St. Louis Symphony music director David Robertson decodes America's orchestral anxieties.
Watch Chris Thile Looks Back To Bach
Read A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage
Read David Finckel On The Emerson Quartet's Changing Of The Guard
June 9, 2013 – The quartet's new album is the last to feature the cellist, a longtime member of the group.
Watch 100 Years After The Riot, The 'Rite' Remains
Read Igor Stravinsky's 'Rite Of Spring' Counterrevolution
May 24, 2013 – The composer's broad range of styles ushered in trends far from the violence of his iconic ballet.
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.