Caroline Shaw's Helping 'Hands'Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Riffing off a Baroque cantata, the Pulitzer-winner creates a beautiful and luminous musical balm.
Among Pianists In Moscow, An Abiding Love For A Show-Stealing AmericanWed, 22 Feb 2017
The late Van Cliburn won a piano competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Today, pianists competing in an event named after Cliburn hold a certain reverence for the man and the moment.
Beloved Conductor Of The Minnesota Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, DiesTue, 21 Feb 2017
The conductor who worked with the Minneapolis symphony for more than 50 years — and brought them to national prominence — died Tuesday at age 93.
Leontyne Price At 90: The Voice We Still Love To Talk AboutFri, 10 Feb 2017
Sherrill Milnes calls it "an avalanche of sound." Jessye Norman says it's "a cloud filled with silver." Singers and critics talk about the amazing voice of Leontyne Price on her 90th birthday.
Laurie Anderson Finds 'New Ways To Breathe' In A Philip Glass EtudeFri, 27 Jan 2017
The veteran performance artist admires the skipping rhythms and calm center in the piano Etude No. 10 by Philip Glass that she says lies just beyond her grasp.