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The iconic composer and conductor discusses the importance of accessibility in classical music and previews a new album of his works recorded by Voces8.
All Souls Day (November 2) is a day of prayer and remembrance for departed loved ones observed in many branches of Christianity.
A rich blend of music for calm, conversation, and of course, caffeine.
It’s been a strange, difficult year for the music world, which is all the more reason to celebrate musical excellence.
We all love Sousa, Gershwin, and Copland. But what about the new(er) entrants to the canon of American classical composers? This Independence Day, we’ve compiled a playlist of just some of the vanguard voices redefining what American classical music sounds like.
While isolating ourselves in our homes, many of us have been keeping our social connections through technology. Though the deep need for this technology may feel new, the popular choral composer Eric Whitacre pioneered the concept of a “virtual choir” over a decade ago.
Winter can be grueling, but music can warm and soothe. Here’s the music that helps WFMT get through the season.