In 1965, a happy accident with tape machines, and the words of a Pentecostal preacher, helped launch the celebrated composer’s career.
Hear the CSO and its charismatic conductor Riccardo Muti in a program showing the muscle and subtlety of the of orchestra in music by Scriabin, Debussy and Mendelssohn.
By incorporating indigenous sounds and instruments in his music, as well as socio-political themes, the Tasmanian-born composer gave his compatriots a sense of themselves.
The singer takes a loving look back at the ’70s and ’80s pop that helped shape her. Along the way, without grandstanding, Krall strips away the baggage of the original performers’ iconic personas.
The vibraphonist performs a set of tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Duke Ellington and others.
On Alt.Latino, hear from an educator whose life’s work is to bring classical music to young Latinos.
Trumpeter and arranger Steven Bernstein says that virtuoso pianist Henry Butler is “everything you ever loved about music, all being in one place.” Their collaboration transforms early blues songs.
Inspired by ice crystals in the arctic air and the halo-like apparitions they create, composer John Luther Adams’ “Sky with Four Suns” blooms with the bright light of 45 cellos.
In a frank new memoir, soprano Deborah Voigt reveals her troubles with obesity, alcohol and bad relationships, along with her many triumphs in opera houses the world over.
Manchester shares her new single and her achingly slow rendition of the Ronettes classic “Be My Baby.” She also reprises a few of her hit songs, including “Come in from the Rain.”