Recent NPR Musical News


Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'
On a new album, the classical stars revisit the concerto Williams composed specifically for Ma, as well as some of Williams' most affecting film scores.   (25 May)

Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'
On a new album, the classical stars revisit the concerto Williams composed specifically for Ma, as well as some of Williams' most affecting film scores.   (25 May)

Wild Up, 'Stay On It'
The Los Angeles-based band refurbishes an enigmatic, but entrancing piece by the late Julius Eastman, whose music is enjoying a well-deserved resurgence.   (18 May)

Mary Halvorson, 'Belladonna'
On the guitarist's first string quartet composition, she comes with a dramatic precision.   (13 May)

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MAY 28 Baverstam Cello Concerto in Boston on»
MAY 28 Choral Evensong in Orleans on Saturda»
MAY 28 Clear Eyes, Four Hands, Can’t Lose in»
MAY 30 Fabricating Femininity in Newton on M»
JUN 1 Wednesday Organ Recital in Methuen on»
JUN 3 I Give You My Home in Boston on Frida»
JUN 4 I Give You My Home in Boston on Satur»
JUN 4 Choral Evensong in Orleans on Saturda»
JUN 4 I Give You My Home in Boston on Satur»
JUN 4 Music of Speech. in Cambridge on Satu»
JUN 4 Simone Dinnerstein, piano in Boston o»
JUN 4 Simone Dinnerstein, piano in Boston o»
JUN 4 Simone Dinnerstein, piano in Boston o»
JUN 4 Folktales and Miniatures: in Boston o»
JUN 4 Music for Peacce in Cambridge on Satu»
JUN 4 A Musical Banquet in Cambridge on Sat»