The musician talks about presenting classical music to children, the power of Brahms and the joy of working multiple jobs.
Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was among those who denounced the John Adams opera, calling it anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
Mystical Russian composer Alexander Scriabin saw music, heard colors and wrote music that goes from ecstasy to frenzy. Baltimore Symphony conductor Marin Alsop explores Scriabin's best-known piece.
What's coming up for the week of Oct. 20.
Some critics charge that John Adams' opera is anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic. But the opera's supporters dispute that. With its Met debut on Monday, there are calls to burn the set to the ground.
A new film about the life of Latin American military leader Simón Bolivar features music by a first-time film score composer: Gustavo Dudamel.
A new University of Denver study about ticket-buying habits for arts events prompts CPR’s Arts Bureau to explore Colorado audiences’ appetite for risk.
The program includes Verdi, Orff and Mozart.