With Fred Child
Ken-David Masur (son of Kurt) made his Minnesota Orchestra conducting debut Friday night in a concert of American music that began with a piece that John Williams wrote for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, ‘Summon the Heroes.’ Listen now.
This year ‘Carnegie Hall Live’ marks its 10th anniversary, and we're celebrating with a look back at favorite performances from the past decade in a specially curated 13-part series that airs each Thursday night through Aug. 26.
"Deep River," the beloved American spiritual, gets heard in strikingly diverse settings. But the award-winning British pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason has a special connection to the music, as heard on a new recording. Listen now.
Join Julie Amacher for an hour of traditional, patriotic choral music performed by the world-renowned Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.
Looking for a patriotic soundtrack for your July 4th celebration? We've programmed a 4-hour playlist of classical and Americana music to go with whatever you're doing on Independence Day, from cooking out to watching fireworks.
Julie Amacher and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu host this special that presents a collection of powerful songs, stories and interviews with some of today's most acclaimed Black artists and scholars.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with director Chana Gazit and dancer Peter Anastos about the new film Ballerina Boys, which details the history of an all-male ballerina troupe founded in the '70s.
As part of an ongoing series, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to pianist Lara Downes about classical recordings of "Lift Every Voice" and "A Change Is Gonna Come," to mark Black Music Month and Juneteenth.
This Juneteenth we commemorate the holiday with two contrasting and power playlist — Remembrance and Celebration. Remembrance is about the past and represents the struggle of Black Americans to get to where we are today and Celebration is about the joy and jubilee felt in the presence of positive change for now and in the future.