The trombone players in the Buffalo Philharmonic asked composer Eric Ewazen if he would write something especially for them. Ewazen loved the idea and came up with his Triple Concerto for Three Trombones and Orchestra. On Friday's Performance Today, we'll go to Buffalo to hear it in concert.
On Thursday's Performance Today, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of The Splendid Table, joins us for a musical and culinary Thanksgiving. She and Fred talk about the powerful memories that come from great food and music, and share things the things for which they feel especially grateful.
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.
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.
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.