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Few photographs encapsulated Vietnam era better than Marc Riboud's 1967 photograph of a flower girl standing before bayonet-wielding soldiers. (Photo licensed from Magnum Photos)

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Classical Music News

The Viola and The Octopus: Nadia Sirota’s Two Loves

September 15, 2017

Nadia Sirota is Juilliard-trained violist who hosts Meet The Composer, a podcast that shifts the conversation around classical music by featuring interviews with modern-day composers. She’s also worked with artists ranging from Kesha to Paul Simon. Plus, she explains how being on tour led to a love of aquariums, and Nerdette connects her with the Senior Curator of Fishes at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium.

Opera Star Kiri Te Kanawa Has Retired

September 13, 2017

Although she already hasn't sung publicly in nearly a year, the 73-year-old lyric soprano from New Zealand told the BBC Wednesday morning: "That's it."

Have You Listened To 'West Side Story' Lately?

September 7, 2017

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with classical music writer Fran Hoepfner, who says if it's been a while, you should.

New Pop-Up Series Treats Silicon Valley Workers To Opera At The Office

August 31, 2017

Rachael Myrow of KQED reports on Arias in the Office, Opera San José's initiative that aims to bring opera to a wider audience with free performances at tech companies.

Venezuelan President Cancels Gustavo Dudamel's Youth Orchestra Tour To U.S.

August 21, 2017

The crackdown on the star conductor's four-city American tour with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela is seen as payback for his recent criticisms of the Maduro government.

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