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

Soprano Heidi Grant Murphy Performs Schubert

Performance Today features Heidi Grant Murphy in a recital at Lincoln Center. We hear Murphy and others perform an afternoon of Franz Schubert's works.

Soprano Heidi Grant Murphy Performs Schubert

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Solo Recital by Pianist Richard Goode

New York native Richard Goode is one of the world's premiere pianists. Creators at Carnegie presents Goode in a solo recital at Carnegie Hall. He performs a program that includes works by Bach and Chopin and Debussy's evocative, impressionist preludes.

k.d. lang and the Brooklyn Philharmonic

k.d. lang performs songs from her latest CD, Hymns of the 49th Parallel. The disc is a tribute to Canadian songwriters from Leonard Cohen and Neil Young to Bruce Cockburn and Jane Siberry.

Moritz Moszkowski at Chamber Music Northwest

We're spending the week at Chamber Music Northwest, in Portland, Ore. Today, host Fred Child is on stage at Kaul Auditorium with violinists (and sisters) Ida and Ani Kavafian and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. The trio plays the opening movement from the Suite No. 2 for Two Violins and Piano, Op. 71 by Moritz Moszkowski. Then clarinetist David Shifrin, violist Paul Neubauer and cellist Fred Sherry join the Kavafian sisters.

Moritz Moszkowski at Chamber Music Northwest

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Chamber Music Northwest Celebrates 35 Years

Performance Today is on the road in Portland, Ore., for the 35th anniversary season of Chamber Music Northwest — a month of concerts by top-shelf musicians, on the campus of Reed College.

Chamber Music Northwest Celebrates 35 Years

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'Made in America': Diamond in the Rough

David Diamond, who recently passed away, is from a generation of American "romantic" composers whose music fell out of fashion mid-century when a new, more aggressive style of composing came into vogue. We hear the Seattle Symphony perform his Concerto for Small Orchestra.

'Made in America': Diamond in the Rough

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'Made in America': The Other Schuman

William Schuman spent most of his professional life as a music administrator. But he also found time to write highly imaginative music. We hear his Third Symphony, which features two under-appreciated instruments of the orchestra: the snare drum and the bass clarinet.

'Made in America': The Other Schuman

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'Made in America': Unknown Copland

Over the years, the popularity of Aaron Copland's ballets Appalachian Spring, Rodeo and Billy the Kid — with their tuneful, wide open spaces — have overshadowed some of his earlier works. But today, Performance Today focuses on one of those works, his Symphonic Ode.

'Made in America': Unknown Copland

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Fred Hersch Interprets 'Leaves of Grass'

Pianist and composer Fred Hersch has created his own jazz-infused arrangement of texts from Walt Whitman's exultant poem Leaves of Grass. We take you to Zankel Hall for the New York premiere.

Fred Hersch in concert on Creators at Carnegie - 05/21/2005

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The Passionate Post-Punk Of Bloc Party

Hear and download a full concert from one of England's most exciting new bands. Bloc Party's full performance at Washington, DC's 9:30 Club was originally webcast live on NPR.org on June 16. It's the latest in a series of live concerts from NPR's All Songs Considered.

Bloc Party in Concert

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Senegal's Orchestra Baobab in Concert

In the 1970s and '80s, the members of Orchestra Baobab were the masters of Afro-Cuban music. After prodding by the man behind the Buena Vista Social Club, the Senegalese group has returned to the stage.

The Magnetic Fields in Concert

The Magnetic Fields started as a cult phenomenon, but singer Stephin Merritt has taken the band well beyond its indie beginnings in Manhattan's Lower East Side. At Zankel Hall, the group plays songs from its acclaimed CDs, 69 Love Songs and i.

A Classical Concert at the Supreme Court

Every May, the Supreme Court justices invite musicians to the court for a spring concert. This year, violinist Rachel Barton Pine and baritone Rod Gilfrey performed in the elegant East Conference Room of the Supreme Court building in downtown Washington, D.C.

A Classical Concert at the Supreme Court

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