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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Concerts

Lorin Maazel conducting Mozart's Symphony No. 40 — with no score — live at Carnegie Hall on March 3, 2012.

March 1, 2012 Lorin Maazel leads Mozart's Symphony No. 40 and Wagner's 'Ring' whittled down to 70 minutes.

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July 13, 2007 Anna Netrebko stars in a brilliant, Salzburg production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.

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May 4, 2007 The "happy ending" in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte often leaves audiences a little bit queasy.

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Interviews & Profiles

In the final movement of his Fourth Symphony, Johannes Brahms releases a pent-up tide of emotion.

August 11, 2009 Hear conductor Carlos Kleiber bring out all the pent-up emotions in Brahms' final symphony.

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Discover Songs

Diego Rivera mural

December 9, 2009 Minnesota Public Radio's Michael Barone introduces 10 overlooked but excellent classical albums.

Reviews

Pierre Boulez

May 24, 2010 New releases on CD and DVD mark the 85th birthday of the famed composer and conductor.

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More Stories

Baritone Thomas Hampson

July 6, 2010 To mark the composer's 150th birthday, baritone Thomas Hampson reflects on Mahler's vocal music.

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Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Stravinsky: Pulcinella, Symphony in Three Movements

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  • Album: Stravinsky: Pulcinella, Symphony in Three Movements
  • Artist: Pierre Boulez, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
 

Wiener Philharmoniker Performs Haydn

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  • Album: Wiener Philharmoniker Performs Haydn
  • Artist: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
 

Inheriting the Future of Music

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  • Title: Inheriting the Future of Music
  • Director: Pierre Boulez
 

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

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  • Album: Brahms: Symphony No. 4
  • Artist: Carlos Kleiber
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 1981