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Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt's Beethoven Frieze
In 1902, Gustav Klimt created the Beethoven Frieze, a massive painting inspired Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. More >>

Alexander Melnikov In studio with Alexander Melnikov
Alexander Melnikov joins host Fred Child in the studio to talk about overcoming nervousness and the depths of Franz Schubert's most difficult piece, "The Wanderer Fantasy." More >>

Jade Simmons Friend of Fred: Jade Simmons
Pianist Jade Simmons, curator and "musical force of nature," co-hosts a special hour of Performance Today with Fred Child. More >>

Sakura trees in bloom Tears of Sakura
The Great East Japan Earthquake took place on March 11, 2011. Composer and conductor Yannick Paget, who lives in Japan, expressed his grief for those lost and his hopes for recovery through his composition "Tears of Sakura." More >>

Jonathan Biss Jonathan Biss teaches Beethoven
Sign up for pianist Jonathan Biss's free online course about Beethoven's piano sonatas. More >>

Van Cliburn Remembering Van Cliburn
The great American pianist Van Cliburn passed away one year ago today. In this special program we'll remember the legendary musician through interviews, music, and more. More >>

Van Cliburn Van Cliburn Memorial concert
On the first anniversary of Van Cliburn's passing, his Texas hometown hosted a massive concert in his honor. Come view the video of the concert here. More >>

Simone Dinnerstein, Tift Merritt and Fred Child In studio with Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt
Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt join host Fred Child in the studio to discuss their musical collaboration and to perform several songs from their album Night. More >>

Manfred Honeck, conductor Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs Mahler's Symphony No. 5
Watch Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra perform Mahler's Symphony No. 5 at the Berlin Philharmonie. More >>

Rafal Blechacz Rafal Blechacz wins 2014 Gilmore Artist Award
The 2014 Gilmore Artist Award goes to 28-year-old Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz. More >>

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