It's quite possible that you or someone you know is the caregiver for an ill or aging relative or friend. If so, you know the emotional rewards—and heavy emotional toll—that caretaking involves.
On today's date in 1989, the American composer John Adams led the Saint Paul Chamber orchestra and...Episode details...
"Tales of Hemingway" by Michael Daugherty won THREE Grammys this year. It's a dramatic musical tour through the life and literature of Ernest Hemingway, ending with a bullfight scene from "The Sun Also Rises." On Friday's Performance Today, travel back into Hemingway's Lost Generation as the Nashville Symphony plays "Tales of Hemingway" by Michael Daugherty.
Classical host Bill Morelock shares a reflection on the work of contemporary composer Daniel Gilliam. 'An art song is a gemstone, cut to perfection. That's something we all can appreciate,' Morelock writes. 'It's delicate work, as in our jewel simile, involving subtleties and small details that require attention to apprehend.'
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.
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!