For the closing concert of the 2005 Prague Autumn Festival, Cellist Heinrich Schiff plays the solo in Dvorak's "American" Cello Concerto. The performance takes place in Prague's Dvorak Hall, with the Czech Philharmonic.
Hear the Seattle art rock group Death Cab for Cutie, recorded live in concert from Washington, DC. NPR.org originally webcast the band's full performance from the 9:30 Club live online. It's the latest in NPR Music's concert series from All Songs Considered.
Death Cab for Cutie in Concert on All Songs Considered
Hear and download a full concert by the country rock group Son Volt, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. The band's performance originally webcast live on NPR.org Oct. 21. It's the latest in NPR Music's ongoing concert series from All Songs Considered.
From various concert performances around the world, Performance Today looks at music inspired by nature. Turkish pianist Fazil Say plays his composition "Black Earth," the Windham Music Festival Orchestra performs Romeo Cascarino's "Blades of Grass," and the Auckland Philharmonia performs Gareth Farr's new piece, "Stone and Ice."
Hear a full concert online by the experimental country-rock group My Morning Jacket with an opening performance by Kathleen Edwards. Both shows were originally webcast live on NPR.org from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.
My Morning Jacket in Concert on All Songs Considered
Hear the rock duo recorded live in concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. The full performance originally webcast live on NPR.org September 27, with opening act M. Ward. It's the latest in NPR Music's live concert series from All Songs Considered.
Hear Iceland's ambient rock group in concert, originally webcast live from the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md. on Sept. 11. It's the latest in NPR Music's live concert series from All Songs Considered.
Richard Thompson grew up in post-war Britain, listening to Les Paul and Django Reinhardt. Known for his exceptional guitar work, Thompson's latest release, Front Parlour Ballads, is his first solo acoustic album in more than 20 years.
Richard Thompson in concert on World Cafe Live - 08/12/2005
Hear a concert by Oscar Peterson and others from the NPR Jazz archives, originally broadcast in 1982 and posted on the Web site in 2005 as a celebration of Peterson's 80th birthday. The concert features solo performances, as well as Peterson's trio and an appearance by Herbie Hancock.