Tom Huizenga

Tom Huizenga appears in the following:

Caroline Shaw's Helping 'Hands'

Friday, February 24, 2017

Riffing off a Baroque cantata, the Pulitzer-winner creates a beautiful and luminous musical balm.

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Leontyne Price At 90: The Voice We Still Love To Talk About

Friday, February 10, 2017

Sherrill Milnes calls it "an avalanche of sound." Jessye Norman says it's "a cloud filled with silver." Singers and critics talk about the amazing voice of Leontyne Price on her 90th birthday.

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Take A Deep Dive Into yMusic's Video For The Buoyant 'Sunset Boulevard'

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Falling fast, jumping high and one stratospheric sky dive, are all themes explored in a new stop-motion animated video from the ensemble, yMusic.

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How Laurie Anderson And Philip Glass Were About To Change The World

Friday, January 27, 2017

The performance artist reflects on Philip Glass' generous spirit, his perpetually fresh ideas and the grand experiments hatched in the lofts of SoHo in the '70s.

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Why Bruckner Matters: A Listener's Guide With Daniel Barenboim

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Need to brush up on your Bruckner? Or discover his symphonies for the first time? Let conductor Daniel Barenboim guide you through all nine symphonies in this audio primer.

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Georges Prêtre, A Conductor With A 70-Year Career, Dies At 92

Thursday, January 05, 2017

The veteran musician specialized in French repertoire and collaborated with some of the world's most famous opera singers, including Maria Callas.

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Songs We Love: Naqsh Duo, 'Parlando'

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Borrowing from Persian music and American jazz, two Iranian women come together to create a singular sound.

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Tinsel Tunes: A Classical Holiday Playlist

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Hear a slightly off-kilter collection of beloved carols, Hanukkah favorites and works by Prokofiev, Mahler and Thomas Adès.

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A Year Of Listening Desperately: 10 Classical Albums That Saved 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The contentious presidential election colored the listening habits of NPR's classical producer.

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Andrew Norman Wins The Grawemeyer Award For Music

Monday, November 28, 2016

The young California composer's expansive, boisterous Play pushes the orchestra to its limits in music both chaotic and serene.

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Attacca Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, November 18, 2016

Watch the resourceful young string quartet navigate its way through smoke rings, alligators at Macy's, and the stormy fluctuations of the 18th century.

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Mr. Noseda Goes To Washington: The Capital's Orchestra Gets A New Leader

Friday, November 11, 2016

Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda discusses his hopes for the National Symphony Orchestra, his idea of the conductor as Formula One driver, and his love of the rock band Queen.

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A New Twist On The Leonard Cohen Classic 'Suzanne'

Friday, November 11, 2016

To commemorate Cohen, pianist Simone Dinnerstein performs a set of variations on the iconic song "Suzanne" in this studio session from our archives.

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The Westerlies: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

The self-described "accidental brass quartet" swims comfortably in jazz, classical and pop music. Watch the band evoke a rollicking Parisian street scene and the calm beauty of the San Juan Islands.

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A Listener's Guide To The Ghosts That Haunt Opera

Friday, October 28, 2016

Do you believe in ghosts? Composers from Mozart to John Corigliano have written them into their operas. Take a tour of some famous operatic phantoms.

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240 Hours, 22 Pounds: A Mammoth Mozart Box Set Aims At More Than 'Complete'

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The new complete edition, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Austrian composer's death, is an extravagant Mozart resource.

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First Listen: Lara Downes, 'America Again'

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hear the pianist's portrait of America in a smartly programmed, wide-ranging anthology of solo piano works by composers past and present; male and female; straight and gay; white, black and Latino.

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First Watch: Carolina Eyck, 'Leyohmi'

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A magical landscape, the sounds of a slithery theremin and one elastic dancer offer an oasis of tranquility in a hectic world.

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Gustavo Dudamel Opens Carnegie Hall Season With 'The Rite Of Spring'

Monday, October 03, 2016

The charismatic conductor first heard Stravinsky's rambunctious music when he was just 8. Watch him lead the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela live on Thursday night.

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Joshua Bell & Jeremy Denk: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, September 30, 2016

Two A-list classical artists work up a sweat as they revel in the tender and turbulent music of Brahms and Schumann.

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