Pianist Vladimir Feltsman performs Schumann's 'Arabesque'.
NYO-USA performs George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture" in 2014.
"Overture on Hebrew Themes" by Sergei Prokofiev, performed at the 2014 Colorado College Summer Music Festival. Hear more from the festival as part of CPR Classical's SummerFest broadcast at 7 p.m.
From the TED-Ed series, Anita Collins on "How Playing an Instrument Benefits Your Brain." Animation by Sharon Colman Graham.
Pianist Joyce Yang performs Robert Schumann's "Fantasiestucke."
Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 1 performed at the 2014 Colorado College Summer Music Festival. Hear more from the festival as part of CPR Classical's SummerFest broadcast at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26.
Conductor Scott O'Neil of the Colorado Symphony discusses how composers inject ideas and meaning into music in his talk, "Creating Meaning in Music," from TEDxMileHigh: "In life, as in art, if we're ever looking for more meaning, we only need to look more closely at what is already there."