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300 years ago, England's embattled King George I decided to divert public attention from the country's woes with a big musical party on the River Thames.

An Estonian Choir Channels Emily Brontë's Windswept Blues

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On a new album, the Grammy-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir sings new music by native son Tõnu Kõrvits and probes the windswept melancholy of the 19th-century English author's poetry.

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June 23, 2017

The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.

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June 23, 2017

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Mozart And 'The Peanut Vendor' In Havana

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What happens when cultural doors open between the U.S. and Cuba? Beautiful moments like this mix of Mozart and a Cuban classic — with Brooklyn pianist Simone Dinnerstein and an orchestra from Havana.

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