Recent NPR Musical News


Max Richter: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
Watch the composer, in a bucolic southern England setting, play six of his most tranquil, yet probing pieces.   (22 January)

What Is The Sound Of Grief? Osvaldo Golijov Puts It To Music
In his newest work, Falling Out of Time, composer Osvaldo Golijov explores a painful subject — the death of a child. He was inspired by a unique literary work by Israeli writer David Grossman.   (18 January)

Car Concerts Offer Choirs A Way To Rehearse And Perform
This car choir solution is one that accomplished baritone David Newman came up with so that ensembles could sing "together." The method uses microphones, a mixer, an FM transmitter and car radios.   (11 January)

NPR's Classical Music Editor Previews 2 Albums You'll Want To Hear
NPR's resident classical music specialist Tom Huizenga previews two of the albums he's looking forward to spending time with in 2021.   (11 January)

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