Classical 101 Archives For: October 21, 2014

What to Expect in 2013

britten grave
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) and Peter Pears (1910-1986) buried side by side in the Aldeburgh Parish Cemetery. A marriage begun in 1933.
4:05PM
December
27, 2012

Three great composers celebrate significant birthdays in 2013. It will be a splendid year for music.

A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012

On Silfra, violinist Hilary Hahn improvises with prepared pianist Hauschka.
On Silfra, violinist Hilary Hahn improvises with prepared pianist Hauschka.
6:00AM
December
27, 2012

From the versatility of the violin to the virtuosity of a mysterious opera composer, NPR’s Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic set of the year’s best classical recordings.