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Issue 64 (September 23)

September 23rd, 2021|

Celebrating six examples of exceptional virtuosity, of supremely talented performers stretching the boundaries, breaking through [...]

  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Stuart Duncan banjo and fiddle; Edgar Meyer, bass; Chris Thile, mandolin; Aoife O'Donovan, vocals; performing "Here and Heaven"

Issue 63 (August 19)

August 17th, 2021|

A strong current of folk music runs through these selections, demonstrating the unique flexibility of [...]

  • Lawrence Brownlee and Justina Lee perform three spirituals for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert

Issue 62 (July 15)

July 13th, 2021|

A few instances of how composers have been known to reuse, reduce, edit, and adapt [...]

  • Alicia Graf Mack and Jamar Roberts in Judith Jamison's Reminiscin'

Issue 61 (June 23)

June 23rd, 2021|

Today’s selection helps turn our attention to the rewards—and risks—of live performance. […]

  • Soprano Barbara Bonney performs Brahms' “Ihr habt nun traurigkeit.”

Issue 60 (April 21)

April 21st, 2021|

Three instances in classical music and opera that touch on the subject of maternal affection, [...]