My son never became a professional musician, but he learned important lessons from an early encounter with the brilliant musician.
Music and Arts
What's coming up for the week of Nov 3.
Hear it live on CPR Classical at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Nigel Simeone on the maestro's aspirations as a composer and his family life.
Submit an audition tape for a chance to appear on a national broadcast.
What's coming up for the week of Oct. 27.
A look at a classical inspiration for modern pop songs.
The musician talks about presenting classical music to children, the power of Brahms and the joy of working multiple jobs.
'Lisztomania' continues to influence classical music today.