Contemporary American composers take up themes of loss and remembrance on a new disc from the Atlanta Symphony.
Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg is now the music director of the New Century Chamber Orchestra. On their new disc, they present highlights of their first season together.
The subtexts of Leos Janacek's two string quartets include secret passion, and a tale of forbidden love and murder -- all this from a man in his 70s. The Emerson Quartet explores Janacek's soundscapes on its latest disc.
In fresh, alluring performances, a young violinist presents a familiar concerto and music of her own country, the Republic of Georgia.
Portuguese pianist Maria Joao Pires is especially identified with the music of Chopin. She explores his late works on her newest release.
"Bel canto" means beautiful singing, and that's exactly while you'll hear on this new collection of opera arias featuring Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca.
The new disc by guitarist Sharon Isbin begins with anonymous music from the Renaissance, and concludes with music from modern-day troubadours like Joan Baez and Mark O'Connor -- who also join in as performers.
In a series of string quartets, Mark O'Connor is blending musical elements from the past -- his own past, and the traditions of American folk music.
A new disc of Renaissance choral music has struck a chord with listeners who have been blogging and tweeting enthusiastically about Stile Antico's "Song of Songs."
Pianist Joel Fan's new disc explores music by North and South American composers, many of whom were influenced by the popular songs and traditions of their own countries.
Johannes Brahms and Erich Wolfgang Korngold wrote one violin concerto each -- both in the key of D. The young violinist Nikolaj Znaider pairs them on his new disc, in warm-toned, lyrical performances.
Dvorak's beloved Cello Concerto took inspiration from a surprising source -- a concerto by Victor Herbert, best known for operetta standards like "Babes in Toyland." On a new disc, Gautier Capucon plays both pieces, and the Herbert turns out to be a delightful surprise.
Rolando Villazon has become world famous for singing the operas of Verdi and Puccini. Moving into Baroque opera meant discovering a new repertoire, but also a new approach to interpreting music.
Emerging from the "stir-fry of American culture," the latest disc from Mark O'Connor draws on the sounds of fiddling, the techniques of classical music, and even the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.
An 18th century Red Priest meets a 20th century Tango master on a fresh, new recording celebrating "The Four Seasons."