Posts tagged music
Wu Han: In Concert and Conversation

From a young age, pianist Wu Han has understood the virtue of discipline.

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The United States of Lila Downs

Singer-songwriter Lila Downs creates music that reflects her Mexican-American heritage.

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The Beautiful Mind of Illmind

A model of perseverance, producer !llmind began his career in his parents' basement.

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The Irrepressible Joyce DiDonato

As opera star Joyce DiDonato has proven, the road to success is a winding one.

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Andrew W.K.: The Life and Soul of the Party

Conventional wisdom would have it that partying is all about debauchery. Andrew W.K. respectfully disagrees.

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Rum, Cigars, and Mozart

The Havana Lyceum Orchestra is proof of classical music’s importance in Cuba.

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Mason Bates: Classical Disrupter

Mason Bates challenges existing notions of what belongs in the concert hall.

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Buffy Sainte-Marie's Indefatigable Spirit

Buffy Sainte-Marie's 1960s protest songs made her the subject of FBI attention. Fifty years on, she wouldn't change a thing.

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Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: 2nd Century Jazz

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is leading the charge into jazz's next chapter.

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Mark Mothersbaugh: 21st Century Renaissance Man

From composing and painting to building homemade instruments, Mothersbaugh remains driven by the urge to create.

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Jennifer Higdon: Carefully Composed

Contemporary composer Jennifer Higdon makes classical music, but still loves Beyoncé.

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