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Clara Schumann Returns to the Limelight
Explore the life of Clara Schumann, a leading pianist of the Romantic era, who defied norms, balanced family and career, and whose work is gaining recognition.
Around the World with Bach’s Cello Suites
"Yo-Yo Ma's global tour, showcasing Bach's Cello Suites, aims to unite communities through music. The tour, interrupted by Covid-19, also highlights the cultural expressions of 36 countries."
A Heroic Piece in Hard Times: Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto
Explore the history of Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto, nicknamed "Emperor", composed during Napoleon's invasion of Vienna in 1809, reflecting the composer's resilience amidst chaos.
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.