Love it or hate it, Ravel's Bolero has always been a magnet for an opinion. At its premier a woman yelled out that the composer must be insane! To which he replied "Aha! She understood the piece." Listen for yourself.
In this special New Year's Eve concert, we'll meet Kerson Q Xun Leong. A young superstar who won the Menuhin Competition when he was 13.
The new music director of the Philly Orchestra takes his other orchestra out for a spin for a performance of this holiday classic: The Nutcracker.
It's the almost-a-symphony! Brahms was so gun-shy about writing a "Symphony" that he wrote one and called it a piano concerto instead.
Have you seen Robin Ticciati? If you didn't know better you might think it was a younger Dudamel. And, you would be kind of right. But... didn't Dudamel just turn 30?