The Pacifica Quartet explores the world of Soviet-era composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Watch the group play selections from his introspective cycle of string quartets.
A new opera from composer Ricky Ian Gordon, best known for his adaptation of The Grapes Of Wrath, uses tiny moments to tell the story of a big personality.
There’s an unusual music festival underway right now in Norway: the “Ice Music” festival is the brainchild of Norwegian percussionist Terje Isungset.
It’s Monday, January 6th – also known as Twelfth Night, Three King’s Day, and the Feast of Epiphany. Such a time for music! With carols, song cycles, cantatas and music of all kinds written to commemorate the visitation of the Magi in Bethlehem, and the child’s baptism in the River Jordan.