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June 12, 2015 The conductor, composer and pianist reflects on some of his favorite compositions.
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The Toledo Symphony Orchestra makes its long-awaited Carnegie Hall debut Saturday night. The orchestra will be joined by 1,400 of its hometown fans.
Toledo Symphony Orchestra
May 7, 2011 The Ohio orchestra makes its Carnegie Hall debut with 1,400 of its fans in tow. The music includes a rarely heard symphony by Dmitri Shostakovich and a theatre piece by Andre Previn and Tom Stoppard.
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January 30, 2009 For her new recording of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Mutter traveled to the composer's old stomping ground in Leipzig, Germany, to the site where the concerto had its premiere in 1845.
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October 17, 2008 Anne-Sophie Mutter is one of the busiest musicians around, complete with new recordings, new pieces to premiere and seemingly endless concert tours. But when she's relaxing at home in Germany, she lists Ella Fitzgerald and La Bohème among her musical favorites.
December 5, 2007 For two minutes and 21 seconds, Sir Andre Previn improvises in the studio and comes up with "Andre's Blues," one of the cuts on his new solo piano album. At the start, Previn's 78-year-old fingers take off in a lighthearted reverie and then segue into the business of the blues.
June 11, 2007 After decades conducting symphony orchestras and composing classical music, Andre Previn records a solo jazz album. The musical polymath has written scores for hit musicals like Gigi and Kiss Me Kate.
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May 28, 2004 NPR's Robert Siegel talks with composer-conductor Andre Previn about his opera A Streetcar Named Desire, based on the Tennessee Williams play. The opera is currently being performed by the Washington National Opera. Previn also talks about another musical love: jazz.
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