Finding God, Love And The Meaning Of Life In Messiaen's 'Turangalîla-Symphonie'Sat, 12 Jan 2019
Baltimore Symphony music director Marin Alsop traces her discovery of the rollicking 75-minute symphony and the man behind the music.
For Opera Singers, Life After Retirement — At Least At One Very Special Rest HomeThu, 10 Jan 2019
Founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi and funded by royalties from his popular operas, Casa Verdi in Milan opened a century ago as a home for opera musicians in their golden years.
NPR Music's Best Classical Albums Of 2018Tue, 18 Dec 2018
The music on our list takes you to Tsarist Russia, the New Mexico desert, 18th century Spain, the austere landscapes of Iceland and Vienna, at the dawn of the 20th century. Happy travelling.
Cleveland Orchestra At 100: The Heartland Band With The World Class SoundTue, 11 Dec 2018
Who knew that a little orchestra in America's Midwest, born in 1918, could grow up to be one of the world's best? Through a century of trials and triumphs, the Cleveland Orchestra still shines.
Raising The Dead — And A Few Questions — With Maria Callas' HologramTue, 06 Nov 2018
The legendary opera diva is on tour, as a hologram, with a live orchestra. But behind the dramatic music, truth and fiction are blurred.