News & FeaturesMay 17, 2016

Jane Little, Atlanta’s Dainty Double-Bass Player For 71 Years, Dies Onstage

The bassist joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in 1945, when she was just 16 years old. She died while performing during a POPs concert.

News & FeaturesMay 7, 2016

The Cypress String Quartet’s Commitment

When a group of people band together and commit themselves to a common goal the results can be simply remarkable

News & FeaturesApril 6, 2016

From the Top: Sibling Duo Featured in Creative Music Video

Brother & Sister cellists perform in an animation that blends music & art.

News & FeaturesMarch 14, 2016

British Composer Peter Maxwell Davies Dies At 81

From expressionistic early pieces to picturesque later music inspired by his remote island home, the celebrated musician left a broad, vibrant body of work.

News & FeaturesMarch 7, 2016

Legendary Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Dies at 86

The incisive conductor and early-music expert died Saturday at age 86. His recordings of such composers as Bach and Mozart made him a legend.

News & FeaturesMarch 1, 2016

A Maestro Remembered: A Tribute to Otto-Werner Mueller

Host Tom Burge shares his memories of the legendary conductor who died at age 89

News & FeaturesJanuary 6, 2016

Composer Pierre Boulez, A Revered Iconoclast, Has Died At 90

Saying that a musical language always includes both rational and irrational parts, Boulez told Fresh Air in 2005, “What I tried to find, that’s freedom — but a freedom which is based on discipline.”