On the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast, we learn about Omar Thomas, a composer whose music is rooted in topics such as Black liberation and affirmation, including those who are also members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Listen now.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ cellist Matt Haimovitz, the MDR Orchestra and conductor Dennis Russell Davies honor Thomas de Hartmann's music on their new album. Find out more!
Find out how Kellen Gray curates and conducts programs that deal with African-diasporic composers, their place in music history and their relation to the classical canon on the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast. Listen now.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ conductor Osmo Vanska and the Minnesota Orchestra present their recording of Gustav Mahler's epic Symphony No. 8 ('Symphony of a Thousand'). Find out more!
Find out how a chance meeting with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. helped give composer and conductor Paul Freeman the resolve to make classical music more inclusive and diverse on the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast. Listen now.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ Lara Downes presents a reimagined ‘Rhapsody in Blue,’ arranged by composer Edmar Colón in a performance alongside Edwin Outwater and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Orchestra. Find out more!
Hip-hop artist and composer André 3000 released his latest album, ‘New Blue Sun,’ in 2023. The album revolves around compositions with wind instruments and is a result of his need to explore the many influences around him, both jazz and classical. Find out more in the 'Rhapsody in Black' podcast.
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ violinist Angele Dubeau honors the music of Philip Glass alongside her ensemble La Pieta on her latest album, ‘Signature.’ Listen now!
The Minnesota Opera presents a laugh-out-loud hit, Donizetti’s ‘The Daughter of the Regiment.’ The romantic comedy includes the Duchess of Krakenthorp, a cameo role that has a storied history of portrayal by actors and public figures — played here by ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ winner Monét X Change. Listen to the performance now!