With a career as both a cellist and an author, Edward Kelsey Moore is often asked which is his first love, music or writing? The answer lies elsewhere. 'My favorite thing is, and has always been, food,' Moore writes in this humorous (and appetite-whetting) essay.
Get a free MP3 of Bela Bartok - Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion: III. Allegro non troppo, performed by Gilbert Kalish, piano; Lee Luvisi, piano; Richard Fritz, perucssion; Gordon Gottlieb, perucssion.
In 1923, the Chicago North Shore Festival sponsored a competition for new orchestral works. Of the 47 scores submitted, five finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of judges that included two leading American composers of that day: George W. Chadwick and Henry Hadley. Two of the five...Episode details...
Years ago, pianist Jeremy Denk was a PT Young Artist in Residence. Since then, he's gone on to have a stellar career, including receiving a MacArthur Genius Grant and concert appearances around the world. On Thursday's Performance Today, we'll hear Denk in concert with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra playing music by Mozart.
Today marks the 39th anniversary of the release of the original 'Star Wars'. Check out this video featuring students at Ecole de l'Harmonie performing the iconic 'Star Wars' theme on violins -- violins with lightsaber bows.
Jan Lisiecki, working with maestro Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of St. Cecilia, has put together a new recording that gathers Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, along with three of Schumann's rarely heard piano gems. Hear more about the recording, and enter for a chance to own a copy of the CD.