Classical music loves a milestone, and with the approach of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday, we had a big one coming in 2020. But, our plans were all thrown thanks to COVID-19.
On November 30, the music played on 91.1 FM will change. When this occurs, classical music will move to digital platforms only. Here’s a quick Q&A on how to receive the digital signal.
The pianist joins Ari Shapiro to discuss Amplify With Lara Downes, a video series on Black musicians who have experienced renewed creativity regarding racial injustice.
Later this fall, Nashville Public Radio will launch a new music discovery station on 91.1 FM. WNXP will not just provide a platform for artists from Nashville and beyond, but will also bring context to the playlist and connection to the community in a way that only public radio can deliver. Listeners will hear an […]
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It’s not often that three conductors are in the same room – virtual or otherwise. But 2020 isn’t a typical year.
What better way to celebrate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment than with music by women, performed by pianist Lara Downes?
When Wu Fei and Abigail Washburn recorded their self-titled collaborative album, neither expected a pandemic to cause tension in the relationship between China and the United States. But the combination of Chinese folk music and the tunes of Appalachia flow together beautifully, in an expression of their friendship.
Across Nashville, an entire year’s worth of artistic commissions and performances were planned to celebrate this year’s centennial of the 19th Amendment’s ratification — and many have been postponed. But one new work, called One Vote Won, is still having its premiere digitally, courtesy of Nashville Opera.
As our first class of Student Composer Fellows completed their program, we found that we were not ready for our relationship with these brilliant young minds to end. So, we have added the role of Student Composer Ambassador.