Arts and culture

The Stamford Symphony Orchestra opens its season with performances by three generations of Russian composers: Glinka, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.

Kate Remington talked with conductor Eckart Preu about the thread running through all their works.

Learn more about "Russian Souls" and purchase tickets for the performances.

An East Hampton art and landscape treasure is about to celebrate a silver anniversary, and in anticipation, its founding father, the internationally known textile designer and weaver Jack Lenor Larson, has just come out with a handsome picture book called “Learning from LongHouse.”

Supergiant Games

Darren Korb is the composer and sound designer for Supergiant Games. Pyre is their most ambition project yet, and as we'll hear, Darren channeled his love of classic rock for the soundtrack.

Hell Gate – a narrow tidal strait in the East River in New York is well-named because of its powerful and dangerous currents. In 1904 the steamship General Slocum caught fire in the strait and sank, taking down well over 1,000 souls. The worst single-event loss of life in this country until 9/11.

Barnes and Noble

Greg Edmonson said he was thrilled with new vinyl releases of some of his favorite projects, the OSTs of Firefly and Uncharted 1-3. In our conversation you'll find out how his unique fusion of multi-cultural music has taken him on an incredible journey.