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Fans of “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston can see him up close at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood reports.
In advance of tonight's scheduled Carnegie Hall's gala with the Philadelphia Orchestra, we'll play a performance by the orchestra led by your choice of conductor.
In this archival broadcast recorded this past January at Carnegie Hall, the Philadelphia Orchestra perform Ravel’s La Valse and Shostakovich's burning Symphony No. 5.
Go to program: Carnegie Hall Live
For the first time, The Kaufman Music Center is hosting a Youth Piano Competition. In this episode of Young Artists Showcase, meet some of the winners as they perform in concert at New York’s Merkin Concert Hall. With three age categories, the competition is open to performers from the age of 7 to 17. Young Artists Showcase host Robert Sherman explores performances from musicians so young they haven’t reached double digits to pianists peaking into adulthood.
Terrance McKnight is the WQXR weekday evening McKnight’s musical experiences — from glee club soloist and accomplished pianist, to professor at Morehouse College, and finally as producer and host of several music programs for public radio — have consistently juxtaposed the European Classical tradition alongside American classic traditions, such as jazz, gospel, African American spirituals and other musical genres.
The piano concerto is one of the most beloved genres of the concert hall. After all, it was the thundering virtuosity of some of the great composer/pianists that gave rise to music’s first superstars. This week, host Bill McGlaughlin explores their world and the great music they produced.