Philharmonic Flip-Flop: Conductor Alan Gilbert Trades New York For Hamburg
Fri, 23 Jun 2017
The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home with a glitzy new concert hall in Hamburg, Germany.
Mozart And 'The Peanut Vendor' In Havana
Thu, 22 Jun 2017
What happens when cultural doors open between the U.S. and Cuba? Beautiful moments like this mix of Mozart and a Cuban classic with Brooklyn pianist Simone Dinnerstein and an orchestra from Havana.
Watch Conductor Simon Rattle Turn Into A High-Tech Tangle Of Spaghetti
Tue, 20 Jun 2017
With the aid of motion capture technology, and an imaginative digital artist, the gestures of the London Symphony Orchestra's conductor are transformed into trippy new animations.
Meet The Nanotechnologist Behind The Timpani At The Met
Sat, 17 Jun 2017
Jason Haaheim was a senior scientist at a nanotech company before deciding he wanted to play in a professional orchestra. He's now principal timpanist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
Songs We Love: Arcadi Volodos, 'Intermezzo In A, Op. 118, No. 2'
Fri, 16 Jun 2017
The Russian pianist, known for his fiery technique, scales back to let his instrument sing sweetly in an autumnal miniature from late in the career of Johannes Brahms.
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