NPR's A Martinez speaks with Washington Post dance critic Sarah Kaufman about how “The Nutcracker” ballet is responding to COVID-19 concerns this year.
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NPR's David Folkenflik remembers Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim with actress and singer Patti LuPone.
'All Is Bright', with host Lynne Warfel, offers an hour of gorgeous, contemplative choral music that tells the traditional Christmas story with songs about angels, the star and the manger scene. Featured artists include Cantus, Chanticleer, Cambridge Singers, Bryn Terfel, Emma Kirkby, Jessye Norman, and a variety of choirs.
A new album, marking the Russian composer's 90th birthday, is packed with probing works for huge symphonic forces.
Deep in the heart of Texas, the Kronos Quartet reflects on race relations and social unrest with ‘At War with Ourselves – 400 Years of You,’ by composer Michael Abels and poet Nikky Finney.
Pianist Isata and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason are British sibling classical virtuosos. Still in their twenties, the star soloists have just released their first joint album.
Join host Elena See as she plays a mix of wintry and nostalgic classical pieces designed to accompany listeners as they enjoy cozy wintertime activities.
With music and stories for Thanksgiving, host John Birge creates a thoughtful, contemporary reflection on the meaning of the holiday.
On Thanksgiving, host Andrea Blain and classical music fans from all around the country take some time to give thanks and celebrate one of life's most meaningful gifts: music. It's "Every Good Thing" — an hour of stories and music to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Hosted by Mindy Ratner, ‘Candles Burning Brightly’ is a one-hour celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights with an exploration of holiday foods and traditional activities — and plenty of music.