Isabelle Faust
Felix Broede

Faust Plays Bach's Third Partita

On The Bach Hour, one of the composer's most vibrant works comes alive in the hands of violinist Isabelle Faust, and Sigiswald Kuijken conducts the luminous Cantata No. 180.

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With the start of a new concert season, WCRB has everything you need to know about the cornucopia of 2018-2019 season opening concerts in Greater Boston.

Innovative online classical music entertainment experience will celebrate the Leonard Bernstein Centennial throughout its first year

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What do you get for the person who has everything? Send 'em this week's link roundup -- it's a grab-bag of time travel, roadside serenades, Nintendo melodies, and a whole lot more. It's the gift that keeps on giving!

Conrad Tao plays piano while Caleb Teicher tap dances
New York Philharmonic

Music has an incredible power to unite and inspire us. The stories in this week's link roundup highlight ways music tranforms us -- and ways we transform music in return.

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Vijay Gupta's life work has been to make music accessible to all.

That passion caught the attention of others and earlier this month the Los Angeles Philharmonic violinist was awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship — also known as the genius grant.

Until recently, most classical music videos have been humdrum affairs. Musicians, in concert attire, earnestly produce their notes with eyes closed and heads tilted in a beatific expression, somewhere between a migraine and an attempt to channel Bach from the heavens.

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This Week's CD of the Week

Jean-Guihen Queyras
Marco Borggreve

Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras has long brought his honest, communicative playing to works from the 17th to the 21st centuries. In his latest album, he’s turned to the deceptively simple Vivaldi cello sonatas, tapping into their haunting expressivity while keeping the dance alive, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.

WCRB brings you performances from Symphony Hall every Saturday at 8pm, with host Ron Della Chiesa.
In Concert captures the best performances by the world's best performers, from concerts in and around the Boston area. Airs Sundays at 7pm.
"Voices" is an exploration of all kinds of vocal music, from opera favorites and rarities to major choral works and song cycles. Airs Sundays at 9pm.