This Ukulele Mashup of Bizet, Bach, and More will Blow Your Mind
Also, a violin with a full security detail, and... bees?
1. You might not see a cello full of bees every day... but Martin does:
2. We've already professed our love for Lizzo and her flute. Watch her unexpected (and, sadly, brief) flute performance at the BET Awards from last Sunday:
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3. A new theory suggests that singing together in a group serves an evolutionary purpose -- it brings us closer as a community and helps us forge bonds with one another! So go join a choir this summer, okay?
4. Conductor Jaap van Zweden shared a touching story about the power of music with CBS News's 60 Minutes.
5. This Italian violin -- yes, the violin -- has its own security detail:
6. A brand-new opera about Stonewall opened last week at the New York City Opera, marking the 50th anniversary of the uprising that sparked the simmering gay rights movement into flames:
7. Ukulele virtuoso Taimane absolutely stuns in all of her videos -- especially this one, featuring music from Carmen, the Phantom of the Opera, and Bach.