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Matt Haimovitz & Christopher O'Riley: Tiny Desk Concert

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In a scene from the Cleveland Orchestra's The Cunning Little Vixen, two actors (Julie Boulianne as Dog and Martina Jankova as Vixen) appear from behind a computer-animated backdrop. Roger Mastroianni/Cleveland Orchestra hide caption

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'The Cunning Little Vixen' Pokes Her Head Into An Animated Forest

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Composer Peter Lieberson wrote his Neruda Songs for his wife, mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Johansen Krause/Peter Lieberson hide caption

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Measures Of Affection: Five Musical Love Letters

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The Vixen (Isabel Bayrakdarian) sows seeds of discontent among the barnyard animals. New Press Photo Firenze/Maggio Musicale Fiorentino hide caption

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Hear An Introduction To The Opera

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Charles Mackerras championed the music of Leoš Janáček. Erich Auerbach / Hulton Archive / Getty Images hide caption

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Janacek: Sinfonietta – 1st movement
Charles Mackerras conducts the Vienna Philharmonic (Decca 410138)

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Conductor Charles Mackerras, photographed in 1974, will be remembered for rebuilding the reputation of Czech composer Leos Janacek. Getty Images hide caption

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Káta Kabanová, opera, JW 1/8 [Act 1. Vís, co mi napadlo?]

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