Concerts Performances from today's top artists, filmed at venues and festivals across the country.

Swedish Serenade: Music from Composer Dag Wiren

The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Eiji Oue offer a performance of Swedish composer Dag Wirén's Serenade for Strings.

Swedish Serenade: Music from Composer Dag Wiren

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Cellist Heinrich Schiff Plays Dvorak

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.

Cellist Heinrich Schiff Plays Dvorak

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Death Cab For Cutie In Concert

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

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Son Volt In Concert

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.

Son Volt in Concert on All Songs Considered

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Music Inspired by the Natural World

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."

Music Inspired by the Natural World

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Music for Yom Kippur: Yo-Yo Ma Performs 'Kol Nidre'

In a concert with the Baltimore Symphony, cellist Yo-Yo Ma plays Bruch's arrangement of the "Kol Nidre," a Hebrew melody performed during Yom Kippur services. Yuri Temirkanov conducts.

Music for Yom Kippur: Yo-Yo Ma Performs 'Kol Nidre'

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My Morning Jacket In Concert

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

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Louisiana Philharmonic Reunites for Benefit

Members of the Louisiana Philharmonic recently gathered in Nashville for their first post-Katrina performance. The concert was a fundraiser organized by the Nashville Symphony.

Louisiana Philharmonic Reunites for Benefit

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Detroit Rockers The White Stripes In Concert

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.

White Stripes in Concert

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'Higher Ground,' a Show for Hurricane Relief

Wynton Marsalis, Norah Jones, Elvis Costello, Dianne Reeves and dozens more perform in a concert to benefit survivors of Hurricane Katrina, recorded Sept. 17 at New York's Rose Theater.

Iceland's Ethereal Sigur Ros In Concert

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.

Jazz Pianist Brad Mehldau with Renee Fleming

Pianist Brad Mehldau and reigning American soprano Renee Fleming present a concert of surprises, including a new commission from Carnegie Hall based on the work of German poet Rainer Maria Rilke.

Richard Thompson, Back to the 'Front Parlour'

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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

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Celebrating Oscar Peterson's 80th Birthday

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.

Celebrating Oscar Peterson's 80th Birthday

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