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With more than 80 world premieres to her credit, Barbrara Hannigan, an intrepid soprano and conductor, has a knack for making modern music sound effortless and approachable.
Once Morris Robinson dreamed of fame on the football field. Now, he's moving audiences across the world with the power of his voice, and changing the face of opera.
This story was originally published on May 23, 1980. NPR's Susan Stamberg interviews Roman Totenberg about his beloved violin, which was recently stolen after a concert.
Police in Amsterdam responded in full force to a man singing along to an opera playing in his headphones, because they thought his life was in danger. After kicking in the door, they all had a good laugh.
The New York Philharmonic has appointed the 55-year-old Dutch conductor and violinist as its next music director. Does this mark a new artistic direction for the vaunted orchestra?
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By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.
Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family.
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