Leon Klinghoffer was killed during the hijacking of the Achille Lauro — and later became a character in a controversial opera. His daughters want people to know him in a different way.
The artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center presents In My Mind, his personal re-imagining of a famous 1959 concert led by his piano hero. Watch highlights from the show.
Sample the musically omnivorous cellist’s wide-ranging work — from J.S. Bach to modern invocations of ancient folk traditions.
Laurie Anderson bears witness — videographic, sculptural, and musical — to Guantanamo’s ongoing legacy in Habeas Corpus.
Seated at the piano in NPR’s studios, Anthony de Mare explains why he commissioned composers from the classical, jazz and Broadway worlds to interpret some of Sondheim’s finest songs.
The saxophonist and bassist formed a dynamic trio with Marian McPartland for this 2000 session.
A world premiere by Magnus Lindberg and a time-honored concerto played by Evgeny Kissin bring history and celebration to Carnegie’s season-opening concert.
Experimental Chicago beat-maker Jamal Moss’ astral jazz turn features an unlikely machines-and-horn duet with Daniel Carter that enriches the world around them.
Wein didn’t invent the music festival. But he developed its secret sauce, starting back in 1954. The jazz impresario guides us through highlights from his Newport Jazz Festival.
The bestselling French DJ and producer returns with his first album in 15 years, aided by the great guitarist Guimba Kouyate.