Chinese composer Tan Dun has written an opera for Placido Domingo and his works have been performed by the some of the world's greatest orchestras. In addition to writing music for the Beijing Olympics,
Like David Crosby, Jimmie Vaughan, and Robbie Robertson. The electric guitar. The thing can take you to heaven or beckon you toward the devil. Each one, if put in the right hands, imbued with the potential
Fresh from signing a deal with Capitol Records, Beck has announced a new album, Morning Phase, due for release in February 2014. His first studio album since 2008's Modern Guilt, Morning Phase looks set
Matt Haimovitz is 42 and a world-renowned cellist. He rushed into the classical music scene at age 10 after Itzhak Perlman, the famed violinist, heard him play. "By the time I was 12, 13 years old I was
A violin with three strings, On Nov. 18, 1995, Itzhak Perlman, a violinist, came on stage to give a concert at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. If you have ever been to a Perlman you
This Piano Jazz is a special live session from the 2006 Tanglewood Jazz Festival, with host Marian McPartland joined by a very special guest: singer-songwriter Elvis Costello. Composer, singer and guitarist
Two years ago Julian Bream was walking with his retriever, Django, in the fields around his Dorset home, when a neighbour's dog knocked him to the ground, breaking both hips and injuring his left hand.
For a musician, it's an elusive question: where to find your muse? How to unlock your creative voice? Well, putting down the instrument and just tapping the furniture or singing badly in the shower might