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The Pulitzer Prize-winning Become Ocean by John Luther Adams is one of NPR Classical's favorite albums of 2014.
December 12, 2014 Our happy duty: finding 10 releases from 2014 that we can't wait to share.
Violinist Augustin Hadelich pairs a classic concerto with a contemporary one on this new album.
March 2, 2014 On his new album, the 29-year-old violinist finds connections between two seemingly disparate concertos by Jean Sibelius and Thomas Adès.
Can you make out to Mozart, or shack up to Chopin? Composers can turn on the sex appeal when necessary.
February 10, 2012 Just in time for Valentine's Day, classics that depict a lot more than just cuddling.
Architect Frank Gehry designed the brand new home of the New World Symphony, in Miami Beach.
Claudia Uribe/New World Symphony
January 25, 2011 From its new Frank Gehry-designed concert hall in Miami Beach, Michael Tilson Thomas conducted the orchestra in music by Wagner and Copland, plus a world premiere of Polaris, by Thomas Ades.
December 1, 2010 From soaring sopranos to quirky choirs and bracing new works, hear 10 of this year's best recordings, chosen by Tom Huizenga at NPR's classical blog, Deceptive Cadence.
December 1, 2010 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Aloe Blacc, Arcade Fire and more artists from A to B.
Conductor Simon Rattle has been making records for EMI for 30 years.
October 21, 2010 He says he'd rather pick other artists' records, but we pinned Simon Rattle down to choose five of his own favorites made over a fruitful three decades at EMI Classics with the Berlin Philharmonic and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky.
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June 24, 2010 Classical music is thriving, thanks to innovative young musicians, masterful veterans and forward-thinking independent labels. Hear a handful of the year's best classical CDs so far.
Daniel Bjarnason, from Iceland, is among a new crop of young composers equally conversant in classical and popular music.
Bedroom Community Records
April 16, 2010 From the soaring voice of a young soprano on the rise to the turbulent sounds of the Berlin Philharmonic in full cry, NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and Weekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz spin new classical recordings from young musicians and composers.
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