Out of the Box

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Out of the Box explores the unexpected, the extraordinary, and the striking, all driven by the curiosity and imagination of Chris Voss.

Blue Heron
Liz Linder

There is nothing that compares to vocal music during the holidays, especially when it’s the vocal music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, performed by the superb local choir, Blue Heron.

Image of The Takács Quartet holding their instruments, and pianist Marc-André Hamelin
Amanda Tipton (Takács) and Sim Cannety-Clarke (Hamelin)

This week on "Out of the Box," it's an album worth listening to not just for the music and the musicians, but for the story of the family behind the music.

Image of violist Molly Carr and pianist Anna Petrova
David Beyda

The Carr-Petrova Duo brings music to -- and tells the stories of -- refugee communities around the world, resulting in a fantastic debut album and a powerful new work for viola and piano by Mexican composer Fernando Arroyo Lascurain.

Image of the three singers of the Trio Medivæval against a blue sky
Ingveil Skeie Ljones

Prepare to be mesmerized by this stunningly simple and otherworldly setting of the passionate “Song of Songs.”

Image of marimba soloist Mika Stoltzman holding mallets toward the screen
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Take a moment to enjoy a reimagining of the old and a dive into the new in this week's "Out of the Box," with two cool new releases that feature the mysterious and roomy sounds of the marimba.

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