Classical Music Interviews
Read Clouds, Concertos And A Trip To Fiji: New Classical Albums
December 11, 2011 – NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.
Read Miracles Of Modern Science: No Guitars Necessary
Watch Classical Contemporaries Perform With A Ghost
Read Robert Johnson And Pablo Casals' Game-Changers Turn 75
November 23, 2011 – Two hugely important recordings, made by pivotal musicians, were made on the same day in 1936.
Read Yo-Yo Ma's Bluegrass-Inspired 'Goat Rodeo'
Read Turkey, Cranberries And Composers At The Table
Read Hilary Hahn Revives The Classical Encore
Read Aaron Copland's Forgotten Score Re-Emerges
Read What Jerry Lee Lewis And Beethoven Share
Read Arthur Honegger's Joan Of Arc For The Ages
Read Hey, Kids, It's Vinny Pookh Time! Cartoon Music From The U.S.S.R.
November 3, 2011 – Who wrote music for kids' cartoons in the Soviet Union? Would you have guessed Dmitri Shostakovich?
Read Who Controls The Machine? Eli Keszler's Motors And Piano Wires
November 2, 2011 – The composer's Cold Pin sound installation questions the very idea of recorded sound.
Listen Guest DJ Leif Ove Andsnes' Liszt List
Read Joseph Calleja: The Young Tenor With The Old-School Sound
October 20, 2011 – Hear the gorgeous voice of a young opera singer with his ears tuned to the great tenors of the past.
Read At 75, Steve Reich Is Still The Center Of Attention
October 16, 2011 – After almost 50 years, musicians still wonder what the so-called "minimalist" composer will do next.