1. Youssou N’Dour & Kaija Saariaho Feted With Sweden's 2013 Polar Music Prize

    May 07, 2013 6:30 AM EDT Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are the 2013 recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize. The Prize was created and funded in 1989 by Stig Andersson, the late manager of ABBA (sometimes called ABBA's fifth member) and the founder of two…

  2. Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Simon Rattle's new EMI set of Beethoven's Symphonies with the Vienna Philharmonic has garnered much press, but some attention should be reserved for this collection of Beethoven's Piano Concertos. Simon Rattle's new EMI set of Beethoven's Symphonies with the Vienna…