Marking the 100th anniversary of An Alpine Symphony, take a guided tour through Strauss’ evocative music with conductor Semyon Bychkov and author David Hurwitz as trail guides.
Musician Jamie Cullum visits Weekend Edition to share a roundup of favorite new releases from contemporary jazz acts.
Conductor Andris Nelsons rallies the Tanglewood Festival Chorus in Prokofiev’s riotous Alexander Nevsky and makes the orchestra shine in Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances.
Hear a 1999 session with the bassist, who’s since had a prolific career as a film and TV composer.
Bassist Christian McBride says that making his own album at the storied jazz club was like becoming part of a family. He knew: “We’d better bring it harder than we’ve brought it anywhere else before.”
An economic blockade between the U.S. and Cuba didn’t prevent jazz from traveling between the countries. But what if the dialogue could flow freely? The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra wanted to find out.
At 28, Teddy Abrams is the youngest-ever music director of the Louisville Orchestra. He speaks with Rachel Martin about the task of making classical music at once accessible and provocative.
It’s been decades since Steven Spielberg directed a film without Williams’ help. With the composer unable to do his latest, Bridge of Spies, Spielberg kept it in the “extended family,” tapping Newman.
Over a decades-long career, Whiting sang everything from jazz and pop standards to country music.
Watch the Ethiopian-raised singer/musician go it alone, as she contemplates the fragility of humanity, and reminds us of the magnitude of being one out of many.