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Composer's Best Friend

Feb 10, 2021
L-R: Starling, by Wolfgang Hasselman; St. Bernard, by Gian Asuncion; Siamese Cat, by Alex Bertman

We all need companionship, especially these days, something composers and other musicians have known all along.

Screenshot of "See Me: A Global Concert | Davos Agenda 2021"

Hear his latest soul-soothing performance in a concert for the World Economic Forum's Davos 2021. Also, check out a couple of wild spins on Beethoven, a symphonic gong that might be bigger than you, and more, all ahead!

Yes, you heard us right: new Mozart just dropped, unveiled on the composer's 265th birthday this Wednesday. Also, a sea shanty deep dive (ha), the collision of worlds between fashion and classical music, and more! 

A tree photographed over time, with one half in bloom and the other dead

A new series of compositions reimagines Vivaldi for the year 2050. Also, Yo-Yo Ma's stunning performance at this week's presidential inauguration, proof that music makes you smarter, and more, all in this week's roundup!

Instant Replay: 022

Jan 13, 2021

For the first time in the history of Instant Replay, two people chose the same track as their favorite music of the month -- it's that good! Also, heavy metal's classical roots, a Disney/Vivaldi mashup, and more, all ahead.