Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn relied on each other to shape their very different musical careers. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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Meet The Musical Mendelssohns: Felix And Fanny

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One of our favorite albums so far this year is by violinist and composer Todd Reynolds. Mark Kingsley/Innova records hide caption

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NPR Classical's Best Albums Of The Year (So Far)

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The adventurous Ebene Quartet kicks off a week of live chamber music at the Greene Space at WQXR in New York. Herve Martin/Virgin Classics hide caption

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Chamber Music In The Greene Space: The Ebene Quartet

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The Paris-based Ebène Quartet mixes pop and jazz pieces into its straight-ahead classical concerts. hide caption

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Ebene Quartet: Genre-Bending At WNYC

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