Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
Five ensembles performed in Early Music America's 2014 Baroque Performance Competition. We’ll hear from the finalists, including the winner, Infusion Baroque!
Works by father and son composers Hieronymus and Jacob Praetorius performed on the historical Scherer organ.
Laughter and tears: two of the most human forms of expression. This week on Harmonia, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll sample a recording by John Holloway.
We're listening to music about music on this edition of Harmonia!
Music from the Council of Contance convened 600 years ago, plus a celebration of the 300th birth anniversaries of three composers born in 1714.
We're exploring paeans to solitude, songs of unrequited love—even a sumptuous soundscape sprung from a single note.
This hour, we'll hear music by, for and about various "Catherines," shine a spotlight on Catherine Mackintosh, and feature a CD by the ensemble La Reverdie.
Love’s gone bad this hour on Harmonia, as we explore music by—and for—the brokenhearted.
For many composers grappling with the death of a colleague or patron, the best memorial proved to be...music. We’ll hear a selection of musical memorials.