Classical Music News
Read Playing Mozart — On Mozart's Violin
Read A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage
Read Ukrainian Wins Top Prize At Van Cliburn Piano Competition KERA
June 10, 2013 – Vadym Kholodenko, 26, takes home the $50,000 purse, plus three years of professional management. KERA
Watch Why Being Stuck On A Tarmac With The Philly Orchestra Rocks
June 7, 2013 – Four members of the Philadelphia Orchestra turned a three-hour flight delay into something magical.
Read The Cliburn Competition After Van
Read Then The Curtain Opened: The Bracing Impact Of Stravinsky's 'Rite'
May 25, 2013 – The ballet premiered in 1913, provoking a response just as striking as the music and dance.
Watch Henri Dutilleux, Leading French Composer, Dies At 97
May 22, 2013 – The composer will be remembered for a small quantity of perfectly realized, richly textured works.
Watch Andris Nelsons Named Music Director Of The Boston Symphony
May 16, 2013 – The announcement puts an end to years of uncertainty at the storied orchestra.
Watch Remembering Janos Starker, The Cellist 'Born To Be A Teacher'
April 29, 2013 – Although renowned as a soloist and Grammy winner, he devoted much of his life to teaching.
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.