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In Lara Downes' New Series, Black Musicians Rise To A Pivotal Moment

The pianist joins Ari Shapiro to discuss Amplify With Lara Downes, a video series on Black musicians who have experienced renewed creativity regarding racial injustice.

Central Park Is Alive With The Sound Of Music, Thanks To A Site-Specific App

Created by Pulitzer-winning composer Ellen Reid, Soundwalk lets visitors score their socially distanced walks around the park with an ever-changing, GPS-sensitive soundtrack.

'A Chance Of A Great Spiritual Awakening': Rhiannon Giddens Talks With Lara Downes

Eavesdrop on the forward-thinking pianist as she talks with musical omnivore Rhiannon Giddens, who has just taken over Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road organization.

Requiem For A Theme: Film Composer Clint Mansell On The Sound Of Sadness

Darren Aronofsky's 2000 film <em>Requiem for a Dream</em> spawned a musical motif that's rippled through media — and jumpstarted a new career for Clint Mansell, the composer of its haunted score.

New York Philharmonic Cancels Its Entire 2020-21 Season, Due To Coronavirus

This is the first time that the New York Philharmonic has been forced to cancel its entire concert season. No previously scheduled concerts will happen before June 2021.

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