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Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky. He died Wednesday at age 55.

The Russian baritone known for his burnished voice died Wednesday. He announced in 2015 that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer.

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The London-based a cappella choir Stile Antico brings a program of Christmas music to Cambridge, Mass.

Hear the acclaimed British choral group perform Christmas music from 16th century England at the acoustically rich St. Paul's Church in Cambridge, Mass.

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A scene from Thomas Adès

An unseen force keeps patrons from leaving a dinner party. It's the premise of a 1962 surrealist film — and the basis of British composer Thomas Adès' latest opera.

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The Tallis Scholars, one of four choir groups who will be performing at Lincoln Center

One hundred fifty composers, from the 12th century to today, are part of The Psalms Experience, performances of all 150 psalms during Lincoln Center's White Light Festival in New York.

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Glenn Gould, with his gloves and wrist-warmers, in the Columbia Records studio where he recorded Bach

In 1955, a little known Canadian pianist recorded the Goldberg Variations. The album launched Glenn Gould's career and popularized Bach's music. Now the complete recording sessions have been issued.

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Violinist Jascha Heifetz in 1917, the year he made his American debut at Carnegie Hall.

Music commentator Miles Hoffman remembers the remarkable Carnegie Hall debut of the violinist, considered by many to be one of the greatest in history.

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Opera director Yuval Sharon, seen here at his home in Los Angeles, was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow.

The director's innovative production of Hopscotch, which unfolds across the city of Los Angeles, deploys over 125 performers, six composers and a fleet of limousines.

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Members of the Danish String Quartet turn to folk music from their Nordic homeland for their new album, Last Leaf.

Members of the Danish String Quartet take a break from Beethoven and Brahms to focus on the vibrant, and sometimes wistful, folk music of their Nordic homeland.

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Pianist Daniil Trifonov, performing in a video of Chopin

Watch the young piano virtuoso everyone's talking about, Daniil Trifonov, work his considerable magic on Chopin's Fantasy-Impromptu.

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Charity Tillemann-Dick is an opera singer who, in 2009, received a double lung transplant. She tells this story in her new memoir, The Encore.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with opera singer Charity Tillemann-Dick, whose new memoir chronicles her double lung transplant, her recovery and how it feels to sing with someone else's lungs.

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