We have curated classical music playlists on YouTube to help you feel better after the stresses of the day, including our latest collection of peaceful piano music. And don't miss Peaceful Piano, the new 24/7 stream on YourClassical.org.
With Halloween creeping up on us, you might be inclined to cue up a chilling orchestral work such as 'Danse Macabre.' But how well do you know the scary music that we always hear at this time of year? Take our fun quiz to find out whom you should be for Halloween based on your results.
In 1958, the state of Minnesota was celebrating its centennial, and decided to commission a symphony in honor of the occasion.
Now, thanks to Garrison Keillor, just about everyone these days knows there are a lot of Norwegians in Minnesota, but even back in 1958, that was still fairly obvious,...Episode details...
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What happens when an impatient young apprentice tries to cast his own magic spells for the first time? It's a water catastrophe! Find out how his adventure unfolds in 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice,' the latest installment of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring illustrations by acclaimed children's author Nancy Carlson.
A few years ago, composer Osvaldo Golijov was in Israel and witnessed the effects of a wave of violence. A few weeks later, he found himself viewing images of our blue planet at a planetarium show in New York City. On Thursday's Performance Today, hear music inspired by contrasting perspectives: Tenebrae, by Osvaldo Golijov.
We all have our favorite pieces of classical music, favorite composers, and musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance!