It’s road trip season, and you might be headed to one of America’s awe-inspiring national parks. It’s no surprise that they’ve also been an inspiration for composers who captured the grandeur and beauty of these natural wonders during their own travels (actual or imaginary). Here’s some music for the journey.
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What happens when the nicest and best cow has a clumsy run-in with the Ice Fairy? Find out in ‘Sweet Arabella,’ the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime — featuring narration by Valerie Kahler, illustrations by Raul Villanueva and music by Jacques Ibert.
‘Saturday Cinema’ celebrates women and the various roles they play in the movies — moms, stage moms, stepmoms, grandmothers, aunts, nannies — from Mama Rose in ‘Gypsy’ to ‘Mrs. Doubtfire.’ Listen now with guest host Bonnie North.
Acclaimed pianist Jon Kimura Parker and the BRKFST Dance Company joined the Minnesota Orchestra for a program featuring works by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, Daniel Bernard Roumain and Igor Stravinsky. Listen to the concert now and watch as Parker demonstrates his love for Elton John and explains Rachmaninoff’s work.
This week’s episode of ‘Saturday Cinema,’ with guest host Bonnie North, features music from the movie ‘Hook’, and also includes selections from ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Jaws’ and ‘Life of Pi.’ Listen now!
This week’s episode of ‘Saturday Cinema,’ with guest host Bonnie North, features music to highlight books turned into movies, including selections from ‘Black Beauty,’ ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Color Purple.’ Listen now!
Despite facing racial bias within the opera world, soprano Grace Bumbry rose to international fame and created a sensation with her impactful performances in venues and festivals across the world. Find out more in the latest episode of the 'Rhapsody in Black' podcast.
Guest host Scott Blankenship sits in for Steve Seel on the latest episode of ‘Extra Eclectic,’ which includes works by Jessie Montgomery, Errollyn Wallen and George Walker.
On this week’s episode of SymphonyCast with host Steve Seel, conductor Nicholas Collon leads the BBC Philharmonic on an epic mountain journey in Richard Strauss’ ‘An Alpine Symphony.’ Also featured is a world premiere by Tom Coult and Alban Berg’s ‘Seven Early Songs,’ featuring soprano Francesca Chiejina.