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Vintage Nordic Folk Tunes, With Strings Attached

December 5, 2017

Members of the Danish String Quartet carry on Scandinavian folk traditions by refurbishing old songs and writing a few new ones of their own.

The Healing Sound Of A Broken Orchestra

December 1, 2017

Philadelphia's public school system has over 1,000 broken instruments.

Why November Is A Good Month To Celebrate Composer Sergei Prokofiev

November 30, 2017

Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner joins us to discuss Prokofiev's youthful piano composition "Toccata in D Minor" and his famous ballet "Romeo and Juliet."

Trio Da Kali And Kronos Quartet: A Happy Marriage Of Tradition And Rule-Breaking

November 29, 2017

An unlikely musical collaboration, Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet shatter boundaries of culture, genre, faith and ethnicity.

Celebrating 100 Years Of Bernstein With Gianandrea Noseda

November 27, 2017

Nina Totenberg speaks with the new musical director of The National Symphony Orchestra, as the ensemble gears up to mark the centennial of Leonard Bernstein.

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