Sheku Kanneh-Mason Explores the ‘Personal, Direct Emotions’ of Elgar’s Concerto
Celebrated cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason discusses his journey with Elgar's Cello Concerto, his inspirations, and his love for English folk songs and compositions from the post-WWI era.
How “Pomp and Circumstance” Became the Unofficial Soundtrack to Graduation (featuring the KUSC Virtual Choir)
Explore the history of Pomp and Circumstance, the traditional graduation march composed by Sir Edward Elgar, and its adoption in American graduation ceremonies.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason Tackles Elgar’s Famous Cello Concerto
Discover the much-anticipated Sheku Kanneh-Mason Elgar Concerto, a beautiful work once popularized by legendary cellist Jacqueline Du Pre. Explore more albums of the week.
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Classical Californians: James Conlon
This week's Classical Californian is James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera
Celebrate Black History Month With “Crossings” Thursday At 8PM
Join Lara Downes on Crossings this Thursday night at 8 for a musical journey featuring works from influential Black composers defining the American sound.
“Trio”: Three Upcoming NorCal Events We Think You’ll Enjoy Each Week
Explore upcoming events in the Bay Area this week.
Saturday Morning CarTunes: The Viola
Explore the rich history of the viola, its unique sound, and its rise from a supporting role to a star in the orchestra. Tune in Saturday to learn more about this underappreciated instrument.
6 Pieces By Black Composers Whose Inspirations and Innovations Have Helped Define Our American Sound
Explore the rich history and contributions of Black composers in American music, from pioneers like Florence Price to contemporary artists like Kris Bowers and Jon Batiste.