Reneé Fleming (right) and Susan Graham — two "cheerful Americans" often mistaken for each other — are planning an intimate evening of French song. Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging hide caption

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Reneé Fleming And Susan Graham At Carnegie Hall
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Claude Debussy (1862-1918) ignored the old rules about how to write music and created a brave new world of sonic possibilities. adoc-photos/Corbis hide caption

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Guest DJ: Decoding Debussy With Pierre-Laurent Aimard
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The young pianist Inon Barnatan plays Debussy and Ravel with striking assurance. Avie Records hide caption

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Headbanging Bruckner And Debussy In Black And White: New Classical Albums
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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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Marc-Andre Hamelin plays one of his own transcriptions of a second-hand arrangement of an old French chanson in the Performance Today studio. Fran Kaufman hide caption

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Hear Marc-Andre Hamelin At The Performance Today Studio
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Hear Yolanda Kondonassis And Friends In The APM Studio
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Chicago Symphony Tops U.S. Orchestras
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Hear Leif Ove Andsnes play Grieg in the WGBH studio
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