Scott Simon speaks with renowned conductor Marin Alsop about the new movie, "The Conductor," about her storied life and career in classical music.
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In this week’s New Classical Tracks, Matthew Culloton, the artistic director of the Singers, shares the ensemble’s new, nature-inspired collection of works, ‘Come to the Woods.’
From their unlikely start as rival contestants in a music competition, the Venezuelan cuatro players of C4 Trio have become a big concert draw.
Composer and bassist Xavier Foley made his SPCO debut with a program that included his work ‘For Justice and Peace,’ a double concerto for violin and bass that marks 400 years since the arrival of the White Lion, the first ship that brought enslaved Africans to Virginia. Listen now.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Tamara Rojo, the new artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet, about her vision for the role.
Nottage, the only woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice, has a new play on Broadway, an opera at Lincoln Center and a Michael Jackson musical opening soon.
In this week’s New Classical Tracks, clarinetist Anthony McGill and pianist Gloria Chien want to convey a message of togetherness in their first album together, ‘Here With You.’
Six decades after the film ‘West Side Story’ premiered, the legendary musical has been reimagined. Choreographer Justin Peck updated the dances of the original story.
Some white congregations are paying what they're calling "royalties" when they sing hymns that come from the Negro spiritual tradition. They say it's a matter of racial justice.