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Justice Ginsburg Will Make Her Operatic Debut — Sort Of

October 21, 2016

The Supreme Court justice is set to play a nonsinging role on opening night of the Donizetti opera "The Daughter of the Regiment" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

First Watch: Joyce DiDonato, 'Lascia ch'io pianga'

October 17, 2016

Opera star Joyce DiDonato does more than sing — she lends her voice to social causes. Watch her new video, a haunting depiction of a woman trapped in conflict.

Neville Marriner, Who Recorded The Beloved Soundtrack to 'Amadeus,' Has Died

October 2, 2016

The conductor and violinist who became something of entrepreneurial emperor — making hundreds of recordings with his orchestra, including the soundtrack to the film Amadeus — died Sunday at age 92.

Nadia Sirota On Making Music Accessible (Even When It's Weird)

October 2, 2016

The violist wants more people to know and love contemporary classical music. She speaks with Rachel Martin about her Peabody Award-winning podcast and latest collaboration with composer Nico Muhly.

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