Read A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World
Watch A Time Capsule From A Soviet-Era Childhood
Read The Kronos Quartet: Still Daring After All These Years
March 27, 2014 – Four decades after its first performance, the quartet still seeks new directions.
Read John Adams' Psychedelic Oratorio Gives Voice To 'The Other Mary'
March 23, 2014 – Adams speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about a large-scale work inspired by the women in Jesus' life.
Watch Dolora Zajick: 'Singing Is Connected To The Body'
Watch The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin
Read Philippe Jaroussky And The Impossibly High Male Voice
March 2, 2014 – The singer's new album takes on the repertoire of a famous 18th-century castrato.
Watch Gil Shaham And When The World 'Got Much Smaller, Much Faster'
February 24, 2014 – The star violinist's new project goes to the heart of the 1930s, when dazzle and sorrow commingled.
Read Monastic Life At The Top Of The Charts
Read 'Philomena' And The Power Of A Quiet Film Score
Read Cowboys In Love: 'Brokeback Mountain' Saddles Up For Opera
January 30, 2014 – Annie Proulx's powerful short story has expanded into an opera by Pulitzer winner Charles Wuorinen.
Watch 94 Years After Her Death, Maud Powell Finally Wins A Grammy
January 26, 2014 – Born in 1867, Powell paved the way for female — and American — violinists around the world.
Read Schubert's 'Winterreise' Paints Bleak Landscape For Bill T. Jones
January 21, 2014 – The choreographer and dancer says music "helps us bear the pain through sheer beauty and intensity."
Watch The 'Ode To Joy' As A Call To Action