Morning Classical Host and Classical Content Coordinator
August 19, 2018 | Stephen Peithman
Bernstein’s life was full of personal and professional conflict. Music was his way of working through that, speaking primarily to what he saw as a crisis of faith: his own and humanity’s.
August 17, 2018
The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first major U.S. orchestra to play in Soweto, South Africa. The orchestra's tour of the country grew out of its conductor's work with youth orchestras there.
August 10, 2018
America's top orchestras are programming little or no music by women. Philadelphia has now included two works by female composers. A month ago it had zero.
August 9, 2018
Classical host Kevin Doherty joins for Sound Advice to feature an album of songs about the life and times of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginburg.
August 3, 2018
The humble German fiddler is in demand around the world. His formidable technique and self-effacing style allow the music to speak volumes.
July 19, 2018
Written in the thick of WWII, Aaron Copland's piece seems to have hope woven between its notes. Mandalit del Barco asks why so many who hear it, from presidents to prog rockers, are still so moved.
July 2, 2018
Check out the long list of Americans whose classical compositions you'll be hearing sprinkled throughout the day on July 4th.
June 27, 2018
Renowned violinist Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields perform Bruch's Violin Concerto in G minor and Scottish Fantasy on their new release.
June 20, 2018
In their new release, Marcy Rosen and Lydia Artymiw perform the complete works for cello and piano by Felix Mendelssohn.
June 13, 2018
Conductor Kazem Adbullah's new recording with the Sinfonieorchester Aachen of Daphnis and Chloe by Maurice Ravel features guest choirs from around the world, from Utah to the Ukraine.