The Answered Question

The Answered Question is a weekly podcast that unlocks just the mystery of performing classical music, with the voices of the artists themselves taking you inside the process of making the music.

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On the latest episode of The Answered Question, violinist Leonidas Kavakos previews his Boston Symphony Orchestra performance of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 and describes the "Willemotte" Stradivarius violin he plays, and Andris Nelsons talks about Strauss's An Alpine Symphony. Also, Alan McLellan talks with members of A Far Cry, and violinist Isabelle Faust and pianist Alexander Melnikov talk with Cathy Fuller about Beethoven's violin sonatas.

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As 2017 dawns, an iconic artist with deep roots in classical music takes you inside the lyrics and music of song with a prophetic vision.