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So Percussion performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Jan. 31, 2012.

Watch So Percussion: Tiny Desk Concert

April 2, 2012 – The ensemble employs all kinds of toys, from an amplified cactus to a mug filled with spare change.


Joyce El Khoury and Brian Jadge perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Joyce El Khoury And Brian Jagde: Tiny Desk Concert

February 20, 2012 – Hear the fresh-faced opera singers perform Puccini at the NPR Music offices.


Alisa Weilerstein performs at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Watch Alisa Weilerstein: Playing Bach With The Fishes

February 16, 2012 – Weilerstein serenades the sea creatures at the National Aquarium in Baltimore with music by Bach.

Ingudeson & Joo performing at NPR headquarters on Feb. 2, 2012.

Watch Igudesman And Joo: 'I Will Survive'

February 13, 2012 – The classical comedy duo relishes overturning traditional attitudes toward classical music.


Jake Schepps and Expedition Quartet perform at the Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 12, 2011.

Watch Jake Schepps' Expedition Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

January 19, 2012 – Banjo master Schepps and friends create an intriguing goulash of Bartók, bluegrass and bebop.


Mantra performs at Lowe's for a Field Recording

Watch Mantra: Post-Minimalist Percussion In Aisle 12

January 12, 2012 – A hardware store proved an ideal setting for a performance of Timber, written for six two-by-fours.

Gil Shaham Field Recording at Hirshhorn Museum

Watch Gil Shaham: A Violinist's Day At The Museum

January 12, 2012 – Violinist Gil Shaham performs an impromptu Bach recital at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum.

Gabriel Kahane performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Monday, October 17, 2011.

Watch Gabriel Kahane: Tiny Desk Concert

November 27, 2011 – Hear the agile musician's rigorously crafted songs, which fall somewhere between classical and pop.


Tenor Joseph Calleja performing at Le Poisson Rouge, New York City on October 24, 2011.

Watch Tenor Joseph Calleja And Friends In Concert

October 24, 2011 – The vibrant young opera star from Malta performed an intimate club date live in New York City.

Hilary Hahn performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on September 8, 2011.

Watch Hilary Hahn: Tiny Desk Concert

October 21, 2011 – The classical violinist blends Bach and Charles Ives with flair, then tops it off with a fedora.


The Knights.

Watch The Knights: On A Quest To Make Great Music

September 29, 2011 – Watch a documentary about the fabulously energetic orchestra called The Knights.

Jenny Lin performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Jenny Lin: Tiny Desk Concert

September 26, 2011 – The pianist usually plays eight-foot Steinways. See what she does on an electronic keyboard.


Organist Paul Jacobs performs at NPR headquarters in Washington, DC for a Tiny Desk Concert on Friday, June 3, 2011.

Watch Paul Jacobs: Tiny Desk Concert

August 12, 2011 – Watch the miraculous hands (and feet) of the Grammy-winning organist in an all-Bach performance.


Michael Feinstein sings Gershwin, with strings.

Watch With Strings Attached: Michael Feinstein Sings Gershwin

July 28, 2011 – Watch what happens when the celebrated cabaret artist sings Gershwin with a string quartet.

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