Recent NPR Musical News

Yuja Wang, 'You Come Here Often?'
Hear the powerhouse pianist barrel through a rambunctious bonbon written for her by Michael Tilson Thomas.

The lessons of Wayne Shorter, engine of imagination
Shorter's biographer, Michelle Mercer, recalls the many "isms" and lessons she learned from her time working with the legendary composer and saxophonist on his biography, Footprints.

Does 'Tár' tell us anything about Mahler's 5th Symphony?
The music that haunts the Oscar-nominated film is a calling card for conductor Rafael Payare.

NASA puts the sounds of the universe into a new album
NASA's Sonification Project is a collaborative effort to turn data collected from the outer reaches of the universe into sounds. Their album, Universal Harmonies, is out March 10.

Boston Musical Events

MAR 12 Pacifica Quartet in Concord on Sunday»
MAR 12 The French-American Connection in New»
MAR 12 Civic Symphony in Boston on Sunday, M»
MAR 18 Jotaro Nakano, Music Director Finalis»
MAR 18 Dido and Aeneas in Cambridge on Satur»
MAR 18 Brookline Symphony in Brookline on Sa»
MAR 24 Yiheng Yang in Waltham on Friday, Mar»
MAR 26 The British Are Coming! in Boston on »
MAR 26 MACKENZIE MELEMED, pianist in Rockpor»
MAR 26 Pinkham 100: in Boston on Sunday, Mar»
MAR 31 Sounds From the Past in Boston on Fri»
APR 2 Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartetto in Needham»
APR 16 Chamber Music in Boston on Sunday, Ap»
APR 21 Sauntering Songs in Chestnut Hill on »
APR 21 Sauntering Songs in Chestnut Hill on »
APR 23 Haydn, Hagerty, & Harpsichord in Bost»
APR 30 Civic Symphony in Boston on Sunday, A»
APR 30 Cantus in Rockport on Sunday, April 3»
APR 30 Unearthed Treasures by Christoph Grau»