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Christopher O'Riley's Classical Music for the Masses: Piano Radiohead, Nirvana >>

Classical pianist Christopher O'Riley has released two albums of British band Radiohead's music arranged solely for keys. The musician continues in his effort of introducing classical music to a new cache of listeners.

Maya Beiser

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Cellist Maya Beiser on 'Uncovering' Floyd, Zeppelin, AC/DC, Nirvana and Howlin' Wolf >>

Be it the Bang on a Can All-Stars or Pink Floyd or even Howlin' Wolf, multi-talented cellist Maya Beiser is not only transforming the way classical music is heard, she's also changing how it's being interpreted. Curious about Beiser's latest cello experiences, we chatted with her via email. Here, just a few days before her gig at (Le) Poisson Rouge, are Beiser's explanations on making a love child with classic rock and classical cello. She calls it 'Uncovered' (Innova Records).

Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Brings Nirvana As Told by Lorde and St. Vincent, KISS Fandom, Linda Ronstadt and E Street Demigods to the Rock Hall

Why the Post-Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nirvana Tribute at Greenpoint's Saint Vitus Bar Was What Kurt Would've Wanted >>

As is to be expected with most of these highly anticipated and star-studded evenings of musical self-aggrandizing, there were exceptional moments juxtaposed with the, well, not-so-exceptional.

WATCH: 2Cellos Take Another Rock Classic to Classical Composition, Duo Breathes New Life Into AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" >>

What do you get when you mix heavy rock with classical celli? You get the latest collaboration from Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser.

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