Concerts @ NPR Music

Warner Classics
October 1, 2014 | WQXR · Stream a performance by the stellar Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle in a program of Rachmaninov, Bruch and Stravinsky with dazzling violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
 

WGBH
September 30, 2014 | WGBH · The L.A. singer performs the title cut from his new album, which evokes the sounds of vintage R&B.
 

NPR
September 25, 2014 | NPR · The rock legend and his new band performed live at BAM in Brooklyn. The show was part of the Nonesuch At BAM festival, and you can watch it in its entirety right here.
 

Sue Lyn Schramm
September 25, 2014 | WBGO · Today’s alto man renews a classic, Charlie Parker With Strings, at the Kennedy Center.
 

Vern Evans
September 25, 2014 | NPR · Gustavo Dudamel conducts Mahler’s Fifth Symphony and a new percussion concerto by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang in this season opener at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
 

TourGigs for NPR
September 23, 2014 | NPR · Jack White celebrated the release of his latest solo album, Lazaretto with this live concert, at the historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood, Calif.
 

WGBH
September 23, 2014 | WGBH · Watch the Australian indie-pop band perform “Time To Dance” at Brighton Music Hall in Allston, Mass.
 

Courtesy of the Kennedy Center.
September 18, 2014 | WBGO · An all-star sextet is crossing the country, advancing the festival’s mission: to create and support jazz education and performance programs. JazzSet has highlights from the Kennedy Center.
 

WGBH
September 16, 2014 | WGBH · Watch the folk-pop duo perform “My Silver Lining” — from First Aid Kit’s third album, Stay Gold — for a sold-out crowd at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club.
 

Courtesy of the Kennedy Center
September 11, 2014 | WBGO · Palmieri plays the whole piano, and he’s not shy about throwing an elbow or forearm to get the effect he needs.
 

 

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Courtesy of Sesame Workshop
October 1, 2014 | NPR · She’s an aquamarine puppet with a mission: Stop the practice of open defecation. That’s a tall order for a 6-year-old muppet. But she’s up for the job: “Let’s face it. We all got to go.”
 

AP
October 1, 2014 | NPR · Following the first confirmed case of an Ebola patient diagnosed with the disease after reaching U.S. soil, the Centers for Disease Control and the news media caution against an overreaction.
 

ProPublica
October 1, 2014 | ProPublica · Royalty and licensing payments accounted for almost a third of the amount paid to doctors by drug and device companies. The total exceeded the amount spent on speeches, consulting and meals.
 

Arts & Life

October 1, 2014 | NPR · The author is topping her big year with The Butter, a new sister site to The Toast that she’ll helm starting in mid-October. Also: Kei Miller wins the Forward Prize, and Wolf Hall goes Broadway.
 

AP
October 1, 2014 | NPR · “We’re giving those 33 million Hispanics in the U.S. … a point where they can actually identify themselves,” says Demian Bichir, a star of the cross-border crime drama.
 

September 30, 2014 | NPR · Tess Taylor reviews Christian Wiman’s new collection of poems, “Once in the West.”
 

Music

Warner Classics
October 1, 2014 | WQXR · Stream a performance by the stellar Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle in a program of Rachmaninov, Bruch and Stravinsky with dazzling violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
 

Courtesy of the artist
October 1, 2014 | NPR · The final weeks of summer brought us new music from two of the biggest names in dance music, the return of post-rock, and a remix of Black Box’s “Everybody Everybody.”
 

Courtesy of the artist
October 1, 2014 | NPR · The Strokes frontman — now with a new band, The Voidz — returns with his most challenging release yet: a strange, dark album influenced by ’80s hardcore and underground world music.
 

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