Read Ben Powell: In The Footsteps Of Jazz Fiddle Royalty WBUR
August 27, 2012 – The young Berklee-trained violinist dedicates his new album to the late legend Stephane Grappelli. WBUR
Listen Guest DJ: Decoding Debussy With Pierre-Laurent Aimard
August 22, 2012 – For the composer's sesquicentennial, a virtuoso selects favorite Debussy recordings.
Watch Is Opera Ailing? Assessing The State Of The Art
Read A Musician And The Audition Of His Life
Read A Grand Soviet Symphony, By Way Of Brazil
Read At Home With The Coltranes, Listening To Stravinsky
July 19, 2012 – Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane (son of John and Alice) recalls a childhood filled with symphonic music.
Read Avi Avital: A Mandolinist's Unlikely Education
Read From 'Glee' To Gettysburg: Brian Stokes Mitchell Speaks For Lincoln
July 4, 2012 – The Broadway star talks about his new recording of Copland's Lincoln Portrait for NPR Music.
Read Noah Stewart: From 'Opera Boy' To Singer
Read Thomas Hampson On Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Read Deep In The Desert, Monks Make Transcendent Music
Read Canadian Brass: Spiking The Recital With Humor
Listen Jeremy Denk: The Fresh Air Interview
Read Garth Knox: One Viola And 1,000 Years Of Musical History
May 14, 2012 – On his new album, Saltarello, the adventurous violist creates surprising musical juxtapositions.
Read Classical 'Rock Star' Joshua Bell Takes On Conducting
April 24, 2012 – Bell, the onetime violin prodigy, has taken over the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.