Greetings from the Danube

First I want to pay tribute to all who made the NEPR cruise on the Beautiful Blue Danube a great success: thanks to Cheryl Willoughby, who kept the classical music on the air while I was away; to the organizers of the tour, Earthbound Expeditions and their staff, Tyson Verse, Tanya Masi and Matthew Brumley; to the more than 50 NEPR listeners…

A Flurry Of Premieres For American Orchestras

How about some good — even great — news from American orchestras? Today and tomorrow, four of the country’s biggest ensembles are playing world premieres by prominent composers.