Once upon a time, 300 years ago, a beautiful cello was created by a master craftsman. Listen as modern musician Amit Peled tells the story of how he came to play Pablo Casals' favorite instrument in 'A Cello Named Pablo,' the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime.
This week on New Classical Tracks, composer Morten Lauridsen shares insights into his latest album, 'Light Eternal,' which features two world premieres alongside a number of his most popular works. Enter the giveaway for a chance to win the new release!
Today marks the anniversary of the creation of a famous classical music nickname, “Les Six”—French for “The Six.” That’s what Parisian music critic Henri Collet dubbed six composers on this day in 1920, in a magazine article.
Three of the composers Collet named included three still often heard...Episode details...
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In pop music, it's Beyonce and Jay-Z. Here in the classical world, our big power couple is Wu Han and David Finckel. They work together and play together. On this episode of Performance Today, hear some of the musical magic they created at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival.
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!