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.”

News & FeaturesDecember 11, 2015

Jon Vickers, Intense Canadian Tenor, Dies At 88

With his large, electrifying voice and his penetrating portrayals, Canadian tenor Jon Vickers thrilled opera lovers for more than 30 years.

News & FeaturesOctober 29, 2015

[Video] Farewell to Henry Janiec, Musical Pioneer

Maestro Henry Janiec, former Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Maestro and Conductor Emeritus of Brevard Music Center, dies at 85.

@WDAVSeptember 15, 2015

The Genesis of Concíerto

When Hispanic Heritage Month ends in mid-October, it will coincide with an important milestone: the 5th anniversary of the debut of the bilingual classical music program Concierto.

@WDAVSeptember 10, 2015

For the Sake of One Note!

WDAV recently hosted Vladimir Horowitz’s personal piano. As it turns out, Vlad was a very particular man when it came to his piano – and his music. Find out just how particular with this great anecdote!