Caroline Shaw: Re-Imagining the Potential of the Human Voice
Celebrating the Classical California Ultimate Playlist, this article highlights the talents of Caroline Shaw, a NYC-based violinist, singer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer known for her unique vocal compositions.
A Lovely New Lullaby Just in Time for Mother’s Day
Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers celebrates Mothers' Day with a recording of "Estonian Lullaby", a piece written for her by Arvo Pärt. The lullaby holds a special place in her heart.
A Modern Music Playlist to Inspire You
Explore Alan Chapman's playlist for the Classical California Ultimate Playlist vote, featuring works from modern composers like Tan Dun, Arvo Pärt, and Jennifer Higdon.
David Lang Contemplates the National Anthems of Each and Every Country
Composer David Lang explores common themes in global national anthems, revealing a shared sense of insecurity about freedom. His choral work, the national anthems, reflects on peace, war, and patriotism.
From Learning Major Chords to Grammy Awards
Explore the journey of Jennifer Higdon, a late bloomer in composition who won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and two Grammys. Discover her musical background and acclaimed works.
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Classical Californians: James Conlon | Tune In Wednesday at 7pm!
James Conlon will be our Classical Californian this week - tune in Wednesday night at 7!
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Viola
Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.
6 Pieces By Black Composers Whose Inspirations and Innovations Have Helped Define Our American Sound
Explore the rich history and contributions of Black composers in American music, from pioneers like Florence Price to contemporary artists like Kris Bowers and Jon Batiste.
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Violin
Saturday Morning CarTunes takes a look at the Violin