In a new video, the cellist plays with time and memory, turning back the clock to when she first heard J.S. Bach’s music on a scratchy old LP. It remains, she says, a timeless lodestar for her art.
Fellow Travelers is based on Thomas Mallon’s historical novel of the same name. It takes place during the McCarthy 1950s, when intense scrutiny fell not only on suspected communists but gays as well.
The Jamaican-born pianist, known for his rhythmic approach, joined Marian McPartland in 1991.
Brandee Younger and Edmar Castañeda are bringing the ancient instrument back to the music. Hear concerts recorded at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
In time for Father’s Day, watch the celebrated pianist play lullabies by Bach and Brahms for his 22-month-old daughter, who nearly steals the show.
In Houston and San Francisco, David Gockley commissioned operas destined for stages worldwide. As he retires, he reflects on reviving Scott Joplin and premiering Nixon in China.
The guitarist’s custom seven-string axe lets him create a deeply funky bass line and a Hendrix-like melody — at the same time.
Rushdie’s tale of love and revenge has made its way to the stage. It premieres tonight at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.
The cellist and founder of the Silk Road Ensemble talks about how his concept of “roots” has expanded — and how music happens between the notes on a page.
Watch the celebrated director of 20 Feet from Stardom discuss his latest film, The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project.