Past features from Performance Today
Tears of Sakura
Composer and conductor Yannick Paget lives in Japan and expressed his grief for the devastating March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami by writing a piece of music. He is offering the complete score for free to any ensemble who would like to play the piece.
In studio with Susanna Phillips
As a high school student in Huntsville, Alabama, Susanna Phillips never once considered a career as an opera singer. A school guidance counselor encouraged her to just apply to a conservatory. So she did. The Juilliard-trained soprano is now appearing on major opera stages all over the world, gracing the pages of Vogue magazine and chatting in the studio with host Fred Child about her surprising, overwhelming success.
Music through Google Glass
Listen to Professor Cynthia Johnston Turner discuss her experiments with classical music performance using the latest in wearable technology, Google Glass.
Full interview with Stanford Thompson
Stanford Thompson is the Executive Director of "Play On Philly!," a music education program in Philadelphia. He's also the chair of the National Alliance of El Sistema-inspired Programs. He spoke with Fred Child about music education.