Stream a performance by the stellar Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle in a program of Rachmaninov, Bruch and Stravinsky with dazzling violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
The decorated jazz veteran, now 79, sounds younger than ever on his new album, In The Mood.
At 46, Joshua Bell leads nine young musicians in the 30-minute HBO documentary Masterclass. Here, the violinist gives advice on finding yourself in the music.
John Luther Adams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning composition, Become Ocean, evokes the end of the world — but it also welcomes us to take a swim.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was supposed to open its fall season last week but, in a scenario that has become familiar, contentious contract negotiations led to a lockout of musicians.
Pianist, composer, and vocalist Freddy Cole can take any song and bring out colors and nuances never heard before. He brings this special ability to “Sometimes I’m Happy” in 1998 session.
The 35-year-old Latvian conductor brings a sincerity and enthusiasm to his position, marking the end of a three-year period of uncertainty for one of America’s oldest and most respected ensembles.
Today’s alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.
The English conductor, keyboard player and musicologist died Wednesday at age 73. He used modern scholarship and keen musicianship to bring new life to works by Handel and Bach, Mozart and Haydn.
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