Elgar's Violin Concerto is daunting in its length, but intimate in its emotions. Violinist Nikolaj Znaider takes on its challenges on a new recording.
A young conductor and his orchestra make their mark in Ravel; Yannick Nezet-Seguin and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
Julie Amacher takes us through the past year and some of her favorite new discs.
Joyful music of Bach and Vivaldi shines forth in a new disc by the Bach Choir of Bethlehem.
A 70th-birthday anthology from beloved flutist James Galway ranges from Mozart and Vivaldi to the sounds of folk and pop music.
Janine Jansen interprets two violin concertos -- a standard and a 20th-century "hidden gem."
A young American violist discovers the music of New Englander Quincy Porter, and falls in love with it.
A trio of star soloists brings out the passion and beauty in two Russian chamber works.
On a new disc, classical music's newest superstar offers music by Beethoven, Mahler, and others-the kind of music, he says, that can change lives.
Two young Americans delve into the fun, and the fury, of Beethoven.
This new CD combines Italian music, British musicians, and a dash of French style.
Robert Simpson first captured the spirit of Russian choral music from his Russian wife Marianna Parnas Simpson. But tracking down scores for what would become the new recording of his Houston Chamber Choir, a disc called "Ravishingly Russian," turned out to be a stumbling block.
Leon Fleisher was a child prodigy who went on to become one of the leading pianists of his generation. More than 40 years ago, he was struck with Focal Dystonia, a neurological disorder that prevented him from using his right hand, but that did not slow down an amazingly diverse career.
Effervescent, Ineffable, Lyrical: Leon Fleisher brings his artistry to three of Mozart's piano concertos.
At age 20, Karen Geoghegan is becoming a very visible advocate for her instrument, the bassoon.