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The virtuoso organist tells Here & Now's Robin Young about why he is on a mission to change the whole organ world.

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The Japanese composer, pianist and drummer joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about his life in music.

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January 5, 2017

Beth Morrison is not your typical moneyed arts patron — but over the past decade, she's managed to gather the funding and venue support to produce works by some of today's most innovative composers.

Georges Prêtre, A Conductor With A 70-Year Career, Dies At 92

January 5, 2017

The veteran musician specialized in French repertoire and collaborated with some of the world's most famous opera singers, including Maria Callas.

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January 3, 2017

Classical music writer Fran Hoepfner joins Here & Now's Robin Young to explain what was revolutionary about Beethoven's "Eroica," and how it's relevant during a transition of leadership.

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