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Louise Farrenc
Sextet in C Minor, Op. 40
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mitridate, rè di Ponto (Mitridate, King of Pontus): Act II

Classical Music News

Mozart And 'The Peanut Vendor' In Havana

June 22, 2017

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.

Watch Conductor Simon Rattle Turn Into A High-Tech Tangle Of Spaghetti

June 20, 2017

With the aid of motion capture technology, and an imaginative digital artist, the gestures of the London Symphony Orchestra's conductor are transformed into trippy new animations.

Meet The Nanotechnologist Behind The Timpani At The Met

June 17, 2017

Jason Haaheim was a senior scientist at a nanotech company before deciding he wanted to play in a professional orchestra. He's now principal timpanist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

The Dallas Street Choir Makes Historic Carnegie Hall Debut

June 14, 2017

The choir, composed entirely of singers who are homeless, performs Wednesday at the hallowed New York venue alongside composer and pianist Jake Heggie and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.

Fame Is A Boomerang

June 7, 2017

The legendary diva, who died 40 years ago this year, muses on stardom and fate — both on stage and off — in a luxurious new book of pictures and words.

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