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Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile And Edgar Meyer Put Their Spin On Bach

April 26, 2017

The three musicians talk with Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti, and give a short performance from their new album, "Bach Trios."

Bill Murray Goes Classical? Hey, Why Not?

April 20, 2017

The beloved actor and comedian will debut a new show with cellist Jan Vogler where he sings Gershwin and recites Whitman. There's a little Schubert and Bach on the side.

How Do You Bond With Mozart? Adopt A Starling

April 20, 2017

Naturalist and author Lyanda Lynn Haupt took her research on Mozart to a whole new level when she invited a young starling into her home.

'To Be Useful Is Something Incredible': Leo Brouwer Reflects On His Legacy

April 12, 2017

Brouwer, one of Latin America's most renowned classical composers, sees music as a form of service. "When [humans] give ... they're doing one of the most beautiful things in life," he says.

Du Yun Wins Music Pulitzer For 'Angel's Bone'

April 10, 2017

The opera, by the 39-year-old Shanghai native, is a searing parable of human trafficking set to a score that ranges from Renaissance choral music to punk rock.

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