Composer Matthew Aucoin, a 28-year-old polymath from Boston, discusses winning a $625,000 'genius grant' from the MacArthur Foundation, his precocious youth and how he perceives all human language as a form of musical communication.
Pianist Conrad Tao and tap dancer Caleb Teicher make a surprisingly satisfying pair as they leap together through Bach's 'Goldberg Variations.' Watch their impromptu performance at the Steinway Factory in New York City.
The resourceful Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera partnered with the string quartet Brooklyn Rider to create an album that's steeped in Latin American culture. Read more about their intriguing collaboration.
The music of Philip Glass and George Frideric Handel meet in Costanzo's fearless and high-flying voice. Watch his performance at this one of a kind concert from NPR's Tiny Desk, complete with a harpsichord and a specially built bassoon.