High-tech sounds and cool pledge drive prizes.
Most music fans have at least one group, composer or piece they adore that their friends and family won’t listen to -- or, more to the point, can’t stand. That’s how I feel about Beethoven’s late string quartets.
Rebecca Moritzky, Nathanael Leavitt and Isaac Sellinger tell us a little about themselves and their music-making and pick a favorite piece to play on the radio.
Are these tiny musicians awe-inspiring or creepy?
No baton necessary: A legendary conductor leads an orchestra using winks, smiles and nods.
A beautifully made instrument is a work of art. But even a priceless violin can't produce a sweet sound if the horsehair on the bow isn't well crafted.