Past features from Performance Today
Bach reconsidered: Andras Schiff
PT host Fred Child sat down with Andras Schiff recently at the 92nd Street Y in New York to take a long look at the the subtleties, nuances and challenges of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier.
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.
Among classical composers, Schumann is often dismissed as second-rate. However, pianist Jonathan Biss thinks Schumann just needs a better advocate and has assumed that role himself.