Recent NPR Musical News


Catching Up With Laurie Anderson, An Artist Always Ahead Of Her Time
The versatile, eclectic multimedia artist and musician Laurie Anderson has taken stock of her life's work, pursuing reissues and retrospectives while always forging ahead.   (13 April)

A Melting Pot Of Traditions: Regina Carter Talks With Lara Downes
The genre-disrupting violinist talks about the problem with labeling music and the importance of being a role model for young women.   (10 April)

Composer Malek Jandali Considers Syria's Civil War, A Decade On
A simple piece that composer Malek Jandali wrote in 2011 became inextricable from the early protests in Syria. For a decade now, that connection has informed and invigorated his life and work.   (28 March)

Words Won't Fail Us: Rita Dove Talks With Lara Downes
The former poet laureate, Pulitzer winner and musician says she's obsessed with telling neglected stories and making poems sing.   (27 March)

Boston Musical Events

APR 16 Celebrity Series at Home in Everywher»
APR 16 Miranda Cuckson and Conor Hanick in E»
APR 17 Brannon Cho, cellist and Eric Lu, pia»
APR 17 Brannon Cho, cellist and Eric Lu, pia»
APR 18 THEMES BY IGNATIUS SANCHO in Everywhe»
APR 20 THEMES BY IGNATIUS SANCHO in Everywhe»
APR 21 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Wedne»
APR 21 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Wedne»
APR 22 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Thurs»
APR 22 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Thurs»
APR 23 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Frida»
APR 23 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Frida»
APR 23 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Frida»
APR 24 Stave Sessions in Everywhere on Satur»
APR 24 Digital Environments in Everywhere on»
APR 24 Digital Environments in Everywhere on»
APR 24 C’est Magnifique in Everywhere on Sat»
APR 25 Quintessentials in Everywhere on Sund»
APR 25 Heldentenor Stefan Vinke, dramatic so»