On Tuesday's Performance Today, hear Sharon Isbin and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra perform the world premiere of "Affinity: Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra" by Chris Brubeck. Then we'll travel west for Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Bill Eddins is a pianist, conductor, and all-around music fan. He recently stepped down as Music Director of the Edmonton Symphony. On Monday's Performance Today, he is filling in for Fred. Bill Eddins takes control and of the mic and shares stories, along with some of his favorite music.
Come match wits with Bruce Adolphe - now you can play the Piano Puzzler anytime, anywhere! Every week, we're putting a sneak peek of the upcoming Puzzler online; have a listen, and then send us your best guess.
Fred Child is host of Performance Today. He has an incredible music library, which reflects his appetite for fascinating compositions and unforgettable performances. Fred has chosen his absolute classical favorites from his library for this stream.
You can find Emily Howell's music all over the internet, but a search for Emily Howell the person comes up empty. She plays no concerts, attends no events, has no email address, and not a single photo comes up under a google search. The reason? It's surprisingly simple. Join Music is Music host Ria Misra as she talks with composer David Cope about who Emily Howell is--and what Emily Howell means for the future of music.
Drew Petersen, winner of the 2017 American Pianists Award, joins host Fred Child in the PT performance studio. He plays two fiendishly difficult pieces of music, and discusses his education and the musical process of constructing a fugue.
Every year a group of friends, who happen to be some of the best brass players in Norway, get together for a fun reunion disguised as a music tour. This year, they stopped by the Performance Today studio.
Everything is a videogame where you can, literally, be the universe--whether you're playing as a strip of bacon, a planet, a bug, or even a thought. But in that huge world of character possibilities there's also a huge world of musical possibilities. Ben Lukas Boysen and Sebastian Plano, the composers who wrote the music for Everything, join Music is Music host Ria Misra for a conversation about games, music, and what they mean.