A year into the siege of Leningrad, a haggard group of musicians defiantly — and improbably — performed Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, which was dedicated to the suffering city.
What's coming up for the week of Nov 3.
The visual artist and musician premiered 'Denver Traffic Rush Hour Detour', a new piece about the city's gridlock issues in Denver last week.
Hear it live on CPR Classical at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra pianist and composer talks to CPR about how he creates musical scores for silent films.
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.