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  1. Denver Young Artists Orchestra musicians play guest DJ

    Rebecca Moritzky, Nathanael Leavitt and Isaac Sellinger tell us a little about themselves and their music-making and pick a favorite piece to play on the radio.
    Classical · Blog Post
  2. Brahms put me to sleep – until I heard this

    The recent release featuring conductor Riccardo Chailly shows Brahms in a new light.
    Classical · Blog Post
  3. Christmas Carol Countdown: After the Voting Ends

    Classical · Blog Post
  4. Vadim Gluzman, his Stradivarius and me

    Jean Inaba's brush with an instrument once owned by legendary violinist Leopold Auer.
    Classical · Blog Post
  5. 10 facts about the horsehair on a string player’s bow

    A beautifully made instrument is a work of art. But even a priceless violin can't produce a sweet sound if the horsehair on the bow isn't well crafted.
    Classical · Blog Post
  6. Discovering Philippe Jaroussky's haunting performance of a Reynaldo Hahn melody

    The French countertenor performs a stunning rendition of “To Chloris.”
    Classical · Blog Post
  7. An appreciation of Carlo Bergonzi: A voice of velvet and bronze

    A birthday salute to a famed Italian tenor who knew how to guard his vocal resources. Not as loud or imposing as his rivals, Bergonzi sang with elegance and intensity for decades.
    Classical · NPR Story
  8. A peek inside Yo-Yo Ma's playhouse music party with the Silk Road Ensemble

    The cello virtuoso joins some friends for a unique jam session.
    Classical · Blog Post
  9. Happy birthday, J.S. Bach: Five quotes about why we love his music

    Glenn Gould, Felix Mendelssohn and Pablo Casals on what makes Bach's music so wonderful.
    Classical · Blog Post
  10. A turntable that 'plays' tree rings instead of vinyl grooves: How did he do that?

    Matt Weesner on how an Austrian media artist's clever idea turned into beautiful music.
    Classical · Blog Post