Violinist and social justice advocate Vijay Gupta, one of the 2018 winners of the MacArthur Fellowship, speaks about his work in under-resourced communities in Los Angeles and what's next.
The revered Spanish soprano, who died Saturday, spins out silvery threads of tone in her recordings, the likes of which no one has ever matched.
When the FBI recovered virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg's stolen Stradivarius after his death, his daughters wanted the instrument to be played everywhere. Ensuring that was not so simple.
When the violinist was just 17, a stunning Bach debut album launched her career. Over two decades later, she returns to finish up the set of pieces she started as a teenager.
The 28-year-old polymath from Boston discusses his new award, his precocious youth and how he perceives all human language as a form of musical communication.
Watch Caleb Teicher tap his way through Bach's Goldberg Variations with pianist Conrad Tao at the Steinway factory in New York.
Take an interplanetary trek through the English composer's symphonic blockbuster with the help of a conductor and an astronomer.
The resourceful singer is unafraid to bring opera — and his high-flying top notes — to unlikely places, from sixth-grade classrooms to the offices of NPR.
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George Jones III joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17 and volunteered to be a combat medic in Vietnam. Today, his work as a wood turner reminds him of the many second chances he's received throughout his life.
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