Recent NPR Musical News


Pekka Kuusisto, 'Shrink'
Look out for hairpin turns and virtuosic cadenzas in this world premier recording.   (23 June)

Julius Eastman, A Misunderstood Composer, Returns To The Light
A visionary who died young and alone in 1990, Eastman is making a slow but richly deserved comeback thanks to a curious younger generation. A new interpretation of his 1974 work Femenine is out now.   (21 June)

Reflections On Connections: Marin Alsop Bids Farewell To Baltimore
The groundbreaking conductor — the first woman to lead a major American Orchestra — reflects on 14 years as music director of the Baltimore Symphony.   (19 June)

You Have To Fight For The Vision: Wynton Marsalis Talks With Lara Downes
The musical polymath offers ideas on everything from Russian satellites and hip-hop, to Bach and football, and how they shape the musical education of America.   (19 June)

Boston Musical Events

JUN 23 Summer Organ Recitals in Everywhere o»
JUN 23 PrintWorks in Everywhere on Wednesday»
JUN 26 Outdoor Chamber Music in Charlemont o»
JUN 27 Chamber Music in Everywhere on Sunday»
JUN 30 Summer Organ Recitals in Everywhere o»
JUN 30 Berry-Munschy Salon in Everywhere on »
JUL 3 Three French Masters in Everywhere on»
JUL 4 Outdoor Chamber Music in Newport on S»
JUL 6 Outdoor Chamber Music in Newport on T»
JUL 7 Renaissance n’ Chill in Everywhere on»
JUL 8 A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra in Newpor»
JUL 9 A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra in Newpor»
JUL 9 Third Coast Percussion in Newport on »
JUL 9 Dover String Quartet in Rockport on F»
JUL 9 Harlem Quartet in Newport on Friday, »
JUL 9 Dover String Quartet in Rockport on F»
JUL 9 The Knights in Lenox on Friday, July »
JUL 10 Outdoor Chamber Music in Charlemont o»
JUL 10 JAN LISIEKI, piano in Rockport on Sat»