When he composed his Second Symphony in the early 1890s, Gustav Mahler wrestled with the Big Questions. And appropriately enough, it's a Big Piece of Music. Tune in to Carnegie Hall Live on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. to hear the Berlin Philharmonic under conductor Simon Rattle perform Mahler's Second Symphony: "Resurrection."
Hear the beauty that is Barenboim conducting Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 and Symphony No. 9 with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.
The pianist has such an intimate relationship with the Well-Tempered Clavier, hearing him play its kaleidoscopic preludes and fugues is like getting an inside view of a wondrously successful lifelong marriage. Communing daily with Bach helps the pianist stay fit and inspired.
A rising Venezuelan pianist explains to Fred Child how she overcame her mother's fears to pursue her destiny. She shares music by Chopin, Villa-Lobos and Albeniz.