Arts and Culture

A Celebration of Peace Through Music

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 10:00am

In April 2014, Pope Francis canonized Pope John XXII and Pope John Paul II, and on that occasion, Sir Gilbert Levine gathered orchestras and choruses from all over Europe and America to present works of hope and peace.

Music of the Baroque Holy Week

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 12:00pm

The 60 professional musicians that make up the chorus and orchestra of Music of the Baroque present J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. John.

A Titanic Double Feature

Sun, 04/05/2015 - 2:00pm

Join us for two programs examining the legacy of the Titanic disaster.

"This is Mr. Copland's House"

During my sojourn to Copland House, I talked with pianist and Artistic and Executive Director Michael Boriskin. In this podcast, you'll hear the story of how a grassroots movement saved Aaron Copland's house, how the composer thought to honor his favorite teacher in his garden, and how the house serves to promote the creation of new music. 

Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death

Sat, 04/04/2015 - 5:00pm

Historian, author and television presenter Helen Castor explores how the people of the Middle Ages handled the most fundamental moments of transition in life.

American Masters — Jascha Heifetz: God’s Fiddler

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:00pm

Discover the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987).

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia Live in Concert

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:00pm

Music superstar Annie Lennox performs some of the most memorable melodies and lyrics from the American Songbook.

On the Other Side of the Fence

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 3:00pm

Don't miss this warm-hearted documentary about acceptance and diversity.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Aaron Copland

I recently made a pilgrimage to the Copland House north of New York City.  It's pretty much as he left it: simple, rustic, and woodsy.  A little musty.  Watch this space for more, including an interview with the composer-in-residence, Stephen Snowden, and enjoy this scrapbook.



National Memorial Day Concert 2015

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:00pm

Tune in for this Memorial Day tradition.