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.
Sarah Vaughan possessed one of the legendary voices in jazz. In this program from 1986, Vaughan’s lively and sassy personality is on display, as are her amazing vocals.
The Hamilton actor speaks with Mary Louise Kelly about the Tony Awards, breaking through in his 30s and releasing his first album for the second time.
The Quartet’s Fifty for the Future project will commission 50 pieces by as many composers. Then the scores and instructional videos will be free online.
The newly announced music director of the Metropolitan Opera talks about joining one of the world’s most famous opera houses — and how he might help heal its wounds.
In 1990, the British pianist joined host Marian McPartland from the BBC’s London studios.
Watch the award-winning Irish pianist play his own arrangements of traditional songs from the homeland, including a haunting rendition of “My Lagan Love.”
On June 7, we’re hosting a screening of The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble — with a musical introduction by the renowned cellist and a Q&A with filmmaker Morgan Neville.
A posthumous album from the great behind-the-scenes man sets a retrospective, autumnal focus on songs which gave rise to Toussaint and his city — and thus to a bigger American music canon.