Music director Iván Fischer leading an Budapest Festival Orchestra concert at Carnegie Hall in New York Thursday. A.J. Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

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A Tale Of Two Sergeys: Boston Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall

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Sergei Prokofiev (pictured) wrote a Fifth Symphony that has special resonance in Sao Paulo for conductor Marin Alsop. Library of Congress hide caption

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A Grand Soviet Symphony, By Way Of Brazil

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The Orchestra of St. Luke's opens The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan. Eric Weiss /Courtesy of the OSL hide caption

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The Orchestra Of St. Luke's: Home At Last

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'Peter And The Wolf' Turns 75

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