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Shara Worden On Q2's 'Spaces'

My Brightest Diamond's busy and enigmatic singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist is a dizzying blur of creativity. Watch Q2 visit with Shara Worden in her Detroit home. » E-Mail This

September 12   -  

Listen To The Atlanta Symphony While It's Locked Out — Again

In music from Giuseppe Verdi to Jennifer Higdon, celebrate the sound of the venturesome Atlanta Symphony Orchestra while it's silenced by a bitter labor dispute. » E-Mail This

September 10   -  

Nonesuch At 50: A Record Label Without Borders

It began as a small classical label selling records at modest prices. A half-century later, it issues albums from big names in a spectrum of contemporary music from all parts of the globe. » E-Mail This

September 10   -  

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music

A new study suggests that learning to play a musical instrument helps improve the brain's ability to process language. That means music lessons could give kids from low-income communities a big boost. » E-Mail This

September 10   -  

Philip Glass And Steve Reich At BAM: Together Again Yet Still Apart

Estranged colleagues Philip Glass and Steve Reich hadn't appeared together for more than 30 years — until last night in Brooklyn. Yet it was the music, not the reunion, that carried the show. » E-Mail This

September 8   -  

Enduringly Dramatic Italian Soprano Magda Olivero Dies At 104

The intensely expressive Italian singer had an unusually long career. "I always have the sense that when I hear her recordings that she's singing just for me," says soprano Renée Fleming. » E-Mail This

September 5   -  

Five New Classical Videos You Need To See To Believe

From swaying elephants to a shirtless organist, there have been several "gotta see them to believe them" classical clips posted online lately. » E-Mail This

September 4   -  

Glenn Gould In Rapture

You don't get to see this too often: a man (in this case, a very talented man) totally possessed by his muse. Watch pianist Glenn Gould deep in what psychologists call "a flow state." » E-Mail This

September 3   -  

Great Expectations: A New Season of New Music

Mozart and Beethoven aren't going anywhere, but U.S. orchestras, opera companies and chamber groups are also presenting dozens of compelling premieres. » E-Mail This

August 28   -  

A Surge Of Scarlatti Sonatas

Three centuries ago, Domenico Scarlatti churned out 555 keyboard sonatas. Today, pianists, harpsichordists and even accordionists still can't get enough. Hear a clutch of new recordings. » E-Mail This
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