He is a genius of improvisation; a genre-bending vocal magician and conductor. And he sings the territory between music, mystery, and spirit. Who better to contemplate the human voice — its delights, its revelations, and its mystery — than Bobby McFerrin?
Born in slavery, the Negro spiritual conveys a generous understanding of the nature of God and of human life. A celebration in word and song — through its hidden meanings, as well as its beauty, lament, and hope.
by Pádraig Ó Tuama, guest contributor
A playful duet between one of country music's greats and one of America's favorite children's authors — with a touching solo tribute to his father.
A behind-the-scenes snapshot just after our interview with Rosanne Cash at Orchestra Hall.
Kimbra's refreshing cover of "Plain Gold Ring" is a love letter to Nina Simone and her classic song.