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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 >>

Karim Al-Zand Visions from Another World
Inspired by a set of drawings by 19th century French caricaturist and cartoonist J.J. Grandville, Canadian-American composer Karim Al-Zand wrote a fantastical piece called "Visions from Another World." More >>

Sang Yoon Kim Young Artist in Residence: Sang Yoon Kim
Free music downloads, interviews, and video of Sang Yoon Kim and Vivian Fan. More >>

Jonathan Wintringham Young Artist in Residence: Jonathan Wintringham
Free music downloads, interviews, and video of Jonathan Wintringham and Michael Djupstrom. More >>

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