Anastasia Tsioulcas http://kuer.org en Guess Who's Singing The National Anthem At The Super Bowl? http://kuer.org/post/guess-whos-singing-national-anthem-super-bowl She's probably not among your first, or second, or 10th, or 20th-round guesses, but the NFL <a href="http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap2000000316164/article/renee-fleming-to-sing-national-anthem-at-super-bowl-xlviii" target="_blank">just announced</a> that American soprano <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15656760/renee-fleming" target="_blank">Renee Fleming</a> will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2.<p>Fleming is the first-ever opera singer to be given the honor. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 41070 at http://kuer.org Guess Who's Singing The National Anthem At The Super Bowl? Talking Great Teachers And Students With Two Piano Masters http://kuer.org/post/talking-great-teachers-and-students-two-piano-masters The relationship between a teacher and a student can be transformative. It's a particularly important relationship in classical music. A teacher is part mentor, part manager — even a parental figure.<p>Recently, I had the unique opportunity to sit down with two piano greats who bring a special dynamic to this conversation: pianists <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2013/12/04/248792687/a-bumper-crop-of-classical-boxed-sets" target="_blank">Gary Graffman</a> and <a href="Lang%20Lang" target="_self">Lang Lang</a>. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 10:07:00 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 39886 at http://kuer.org Talking Great Teachers And Students With Two Piano Masters Reunited After 50 Years, An Algerian Buena Vista Social Club Makes Its U.S. Debut http://kuer.org/post/reunited-after-50-years-algerian-buena-vista-social-club-makes-its-us-debut <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RVN1ZvHZCk</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 06:03:00 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 33601 at http://kuer.org Reunited After 50 Years, An Algerian Buena Vista Social Club Makes Its U.S. Debut