Breaking the Waves explores the relationship between a deeply religious young woman named Bess (played by Keira Duffy) and a Nordic oil worker named Jan. Dominic M. Mercier/Opera Philadelphia hide caption

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'It's Familiar To All The Women In My Family:' Adapting Von Trier For The Opera

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A Young Composer's Evening Prayers For Troubled Times

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Some of the 200 guitarists who took part in Rhys Chatham's A Crimson Grail at Lincoln Center's Out of Doors Festival in August 2009. YouTube hide caption

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As a young classical composer, Missy Mazzoli borrows music and business strategies from the indie rock world. Stephen Taylor hide caption

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Missy Mazzoli: A New Opera And New Attitude For Classical Music

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The JACK Quartet thrives on high-intensity repertoire. Justin Bernhaut/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Chamber Music In The Greene Space: The JACK Quartet

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The Year In Music: Indie Classical Blossoms On Small Labels

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