A fictional tale of the real-life Jewish community in Shanghai during World War II — with a cross-cultural love story at its heart — is premiering at the New York Philharmonic on Thursday.
The orchestra used to play in Verizon Hall but those rights have expired. Richard Worley and his wife Leslie Anne Miller paid $25 million to have the hall named after the great singer Marian Anderson.
On the latest episode of the ‘Rhapsody in Black’ podcast, we learn about Jessie Montgomery, a composer, violinist and educator whose music helps her connect with the world. Listen now.
As we close out Black History Month, ‘Extra Eclectic,’ with host Steve Seel, features a program of musical storytelling that explores themes of good and evil with selections by Wynton Marsalis and Derrick Skye. Listen now!
On the latest episode of ‘New Classical Tracks,’ conductors Diane Retallack and Eugene Rogers lead the Eugene Concert Choir and Orchestra playing the music of Joel Thompson and Undine Smith Moores on their new album, ‘Black Is Beautiful.’ Find out more!
Sophia Alexander is one of the young artists featured on a ‘From the Top’ episode that spotlights Minnesotan musicians. Along with her appearance on the show, she spoke with YourClassical MPR’s Steve Staruch and performed a few pieces that she will present later this year with the Greater Twin Cities Symphonies. Listen now!
It’s week two of Oscar winners on ‘Saturday Cinema!’ Join Lynne Warfel for a look at winners from the 20th century, including selections from ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Ben-Hur.’ Listen now!