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Conductor Marin Alsop muses on the power of ballet and her memories of watching choreographer George Balanchine bring the music of Tchaikovsky to life with the New York City Ballet.

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A new album of the Estonian composer's four symphonies trace the path of a brave artist who risked throwing it all away to reinvent himself.

'I Completely Turned My Back On Music': A Violist's Journey With Hearing Loss

April 17, 2018

Betty Hauck's long career in classical music included playing at the White House for the Kennedys, and in a string quartet with Yo-Yo Ma. But at the age of 65, she retired because she could no longer hear well enough to perform.

A New Song Cycle Contemplates Blackness

March 30, 2018

A collaboration between three prominent artistic voices — singer Lawrence Brownlee, composer Tyshawn Sorey and poet Terrance Hayes — examines what it means to be a black man in America today.

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A panel of experts takes the pulse of opera today and discuss its possibilities for the future.

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