An album of toe-tappers, from Bach to boogie-woogie.
After he was publicly denounced, Shostakovich rebounded with the compelling and calculated Symphony No. 5. The music supplied a soundtrack for the Soviet people and satisfied the apparatchiks.
Robert Lee Watt, the first black French horn player to join a major U.S. symphony, spent 37 years with the LA Philharmonic. He faced a lot of resistance along the way, as his new memoir recounts.
What's coming up for the week of Nov 10.
Puppet artist Robin Walsh on bringing 'Les Elemens' to life.
A once-in-a-lifetime performance of a massive, overlooked composition.