Music

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: The Nose

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 1:00pm

William Kentridge’s dazzlingly innovative production of Shostakovich’s shocking, unconventional opera about a beleaguered Russian official and his runaway nose

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: James Naughton: The Songs of Randy Newman

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:00pm

Enjoy Tony-winner James Naughton’s homage to American songwriter Randy Newman. 

Live from Hochstein: Four for Four with the Kilbourn Saxophone Quartet

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Come out to hear the Kilbourn Saxophone Quartet play music for four saxophones from four countries on the exciting finale of this spring season of Live from Hochstein.

Live from Hochstein: Stars of Gibbs and Main

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Musicians from Gibbs & Main will play a great mix of music by Brahms, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, George Crumb, and Astor Piazzolla.  

Live from Hochstein: Startin' Sumthin' with Antara Winds

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

This week on Live from Hochstein, the Antara Winds are “Startin' Sumthin'” with music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, Lars-Erik Larsson, and Jeff Scott (of Imani Winds).

Live from Hochstein: Edgy Roars, Music from a Golden Decade

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:01pm - 12:50pm

Violinist Pia Liptak and pianist Ines Draskovic bring us a program of music by Maurice Ravel, George Antheil, and Aaron Copland.

Live from Hochstein: American Music for Cello and Piano

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Stop by or tune in to hear music by American romantic Arthur Foote and the world premiere of “Groovet” by Shawn Hundley.

Live from Hochstein: George Taylor Plays Bach

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Spend your lunchtime with music for solo viola by Johann Sebastian Bach, as played by world-renowned violist and Eastman professor George Taylor.

Howard Hanson's vision of a musical America

Howard Hanson would have loved NPR's From the Top. 

He was a passionate educator.

In 1996, musicians all over the world paid tribute to Howard Hanson in celebration of his 100th birth anniversary. 

But whether he’s more important as an educator or as a composer is still up in the air.

"Once" the Power of Music to Connect All of Us

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Evan Harrington,