Decomposed breaks down the stories that have shaped classical music, from secrets and scandals to acts of sheer genius. In this week's episode, 'Oil, Meet Fire,' find out about the tempestuous relationship between composer Richard Strauss and his wife Pauline de Ahna. Decomposed is our newest podcast, hosted by Jade Simmons.
This week on New Classical Tracks, cellist Hee-Young Lim shares insights into her new album, 'French Cello Concertos,' recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and Scott Yoo. Her many years spent studying in France and her love of French culture inspired her to record an album featuring all French composers.
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!
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John Birge is the new host of 'Composers Datebook,' the award-winning program about this day in classical music history. A well-known name at Classical Minnesota Public Radio, he will take over from retiring and longtime host John Zech on May 1.
“In an ideal musical world,” says Joan Tower, “a composer should have a friendly, creative, and ongoing working relationship with performers for whom she writes.”
For Tower, who has emerged as one of the most successful American composers of her generation, a friendly, creative, and ongoing...Episode details...