YourClassical's Inspire stream is giving you a chance to take home deluxe DVD sets of the Berlin Philharmonic's performances of Bach's St. John Passion and Bach's St. Matthew Passion. Simon Rattle leads the Berlin Philharmonic along with tenor Mark Padmore and others, in a performance staged by esteemed choreographer Peter Sellars.
This week on New Classical Tracks, Bela Fleck reflects on his second banjo concerto, which he named for his son, Juno. Fleck recorded the work with the Colorado Symphony, led by conductor Jose Luis Gomez. Hear more about the new recording and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.
Come match wits with Bruce Adolphe - now you can play the Piano Puzzler anytime, anywhere! Every week, we're putting a sneak peek of the upcoming Puzzler online; have a listen, and then send us your best guess.
OK, if you say "band music," most people think "marching bands—sporting events." So if someone tells you there is a band work entitled "Ra"—you might automatically respond: "sis-boom-ba." But that's not at all what composer David Dzubay had in mind. He was thinking of RA, the ancient Egyptian sun...Episode details...
We all have our favorite pieces of classical music and our favorite composers, and we probably all have musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance!