Charley Samson on why Copland's classic is worth a listen on April 15.
The award goes to "a haunting orchestral work that suggests a relentless tidal surge."
The week at a glance for April 14-21.
Listen to CPR's latest arts show.
- Denver audiences are in for a treat this weekend.
Seventy-five years ago, Marian Anderson made history when she sang to crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial. The Daughters of the American Revolution had denied her the use of Constitution Hall.
Pianist Andrew Cooperstock is the featured soloist. Plus: Charley Samson on the power of Stravinsky's music.
What's coming up on Colorado Spotlight for the week of April 7-14.
Anderson's impressive recorded output displays his gifts as a composer, performer and teacher.
He has all kinds of other things going for him, but star student Kwasi Enin wrote in his college essay that music is the core of his happiness. Maybe that's why all eight Ivy League schools want him.