If you wanted to introduce children to classical music, which work would you choose? Let us know what your ideal pick is for that important "first work" for kids, and we'll feature the best suggestions during our Winter Member Drive. You also can enter our giveaway to win a new classical CD!
Pianist Stephen Hough delves into the magical world of Debussy in his first recording of the composer's work. He says it seemed like a fitting way to mark this year's centennial of the composer's death. Enter the giveaway for a chance to win a copy of Hough's new CD.
On today’s date in 1968, London witnessed a double debut: the first concert of the London Sinfonietta, a chamber group which would go on to become one of the Britain’s most famous new music ensembles and, on their debut program, the premiere performance of a dramatic cantata by John Tavener, who...Episode details...
Serge Koussevitzky was famous as a 20th century conductor, but he was also a composer... and a virtuoso on the double bass. On Wednesday's Performance Today, hear Koussevitzky's double bass Concerto, with Robin Kesselman on double bass, in concert with the Houston Symphony.
Richard Wagner created some of the most satisfying music to experience, especially when performed by artists gifted with a voice suitable for his work. In preparation for Classical MPR's reairing of Minnesota Opera's 2017 production of 'Das Rheingold' on Thursday, here are some of the best moments from Wagner's 'Ring Cycle.'
This year's Oscar nominees for best score include some familiar names, such as the omnipresent John Williams and Hans Zimmer, along with two fresher names in the category, Carter Burwell and Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.
We all have our favorite pieces of classical music and our favorite composers, and we probably all have musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance!