MORE WITH Brian Lauritzen
Open Ears: The Trailblazing Journey of Rudolph Dunbar
Explore the life of Rudolph Dunbar, the first Black man to conduct the Berlin and London Philharmonics, his fight for racial equality, and his mysterious career decline.
Open Ears: The Endlessly Unfolding Story of Margaret Bonds
Explore the underappreciated life and work of Margaret Bonds, a pioneering Black composer and pianist, whose music is still being discovered 46 years after her death.
A Playlist for Lounging by the Pool
Explore Brian Lauritzen's poolside playlist featuring classical pieces like Ravel's Jeux d’eau, Strauss's Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, and more, perfect for a sunny, relaxing day by the pool.
A Magical Half-Century Partnership
John Williams and Steven Spielberg reflect on their 50-year cinematic collaboration, discussing iconic films and scores, and hinting at future projects.
A Playlist to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy
This article explores the significant role of music in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and presents various compositions that honor his legacy and the causes he championed.