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.
Nézet-Séguin uses every part of his body when he conducts — including his eyes, eyebrows, shoulders and feet. He's the music director at New York's Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Music and the human brain. A neuroscientist and opera singer guides us through the science of how and why music moves us.
Steve Inskeep speaks with superstar pianist Lang Lang about his new album, Piano Book, a reexamination of the classical music repertory he learned as child.
WETA TV 26 recounts the major events, people and places of a decade in which the District of Columbia transitioned from a city of crisis, to a city of opportunity.
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By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.
Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.
Holley Watts reflects on her experience as a "Donut Dolly" — women who volunteered for a Red Cross program to provide a "touch of home" to American soldiers stationed in Vietnam.
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