Pianist Haochen Zhang performs music by Beethoven, Bernstein and others in a concert at the Barns at Wolf Trap.
History's most famous composers were as different from one another as any of their compositions, but which do you most closely resemble?
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BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson's remarkably diverse aesthetic and personal sensitivity are on full display in his new book on the Russian composer's music — and his own personal struggles.
You may not recognize the Austrian composer by name, but if you like cartoons, you've heard the music of Franz von Suppé.
Charity Tillemann-Dick died this week at age 35. She was an opera singer who underwent double lung transplants twice. NPR's Scott Simon got to know her and her family.
The young composer's opera, which debuted at the Los Angeles Opera, was inspired by her own experience as a survivor of sexual assault.
The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois, is celebrating 50 years of bringing music, theater and dance to a part of the country where many are surprised to find it.
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Joshua Bell and Scottish Fantasy
Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert.
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Author Sue Eisenfeld discusses the creation of Shenandoah National Park, which involved displacing thousands of longtime residents from Virginia's Blue Ridge mountains.
Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.
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