Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Van Cliburn's Musical Diplomacy Eases Tense U.S.-Soviet Relationship

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Fifty-five years ago this week, Van Cliburn was feted in New York City for his gold medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia. Our sister station WNYC covered the young Texan's triumphant return.

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Conducting Business

Evancho Raises Stark Questions about Child Stars and Their Parents

Thursday, January 05, 2012

The 11 year-old singer Jackie Evancho topped the classical record charts last year and became a staple of PBS fundraisers. But while her achievements are celebrated, questions are inevitably raised.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Better Late

Monday, October 13, 2008

Malcolm Gladwell on genius and precocity.


Studio 360

Perlman Music Program

Saturday, January 10, 2004

A visit with the virtuoso campers at the Perlman summer camp on Shelter Island, New York. Produced by Trey Kay.