Classical Music News
Watch Janos Starker, A Master Of The Cello, Dies At 88
Watch Appreciating A Pillar Of The Chicago Sound: Trumpeter Bud Herseth
April 16, 2013 – The legendary trumpeter spent 53 years as principal in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Watch Caroline Shaw, 30, Wins Pulitzer For Music
Watch Remembering Colin Davis, A Conductor Beloved Late In Life
April 14, 2013 – The knighted English conductor who won three Grammys died at age 85 on Sunday.
Watch Remembering Pulitzer Prize-Winning Composer Robert Ward
April 3, 2013 – The composer is best remembered for his operatic retelling of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible.
Watch Jace Clayton Revives A Forgotten Voice From New York's Vanguard
March 30, 2013 – Clayton's new album is a tribute to Julius Eastman, a singular composer who burned out too early.
Watch Remembering Risë Stevens, A Star Of Opera And Pop Culture
March 21, 2013 – The mezzo with the smoky, sultry voice defined Carmen for generations. Stevens died Wednesday at 99.
Watch Marches Madness: Heralding The Pope
Read Breaking: Pope Francis Loves Opera
Read Britain's Brass Bands: A Working-Class Tradition On The Wane
March 6, 2013 – A matter of civic pride since the 19th century, the U.K.'s coal-town brass bands are dying out.
Watch Remembering Van Cliburn, A Giant Among Pianists And A Cold War Idol KERA
February 27, 2013 – The Texan pianist who captured America when he conquered Moscow has died at 78. KERA
Read The Operatic Potential Of DSK, A Modern Don Giovanni
February 26, 2013 – Could Dominique Strauss-Kahn's fall from grace make a compelling opera?
Watch Remembering A Conductor Who Blossomed In Philadelphia
February 25, 2013 – A conductor formed in postwar Germany had a surprising late-life renaissance in the U.S.
Watch Music, The Food Of 'Amour'