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Thomas Quasthoff

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November 13, 2007 Conductor Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic play music by Mahler, live at Carnegie Hall.

Interviews & Profiles

Schubert's song cycle depicts an emotional journey through a barren landscape.

December 8, 2009 The solitary and psychological mix in Schubert's masterful song cycle, Winterreise.

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August 12, 2008 "No one expects such a mighty voice to issue from my diminutive frame," the 4-foot-3 singer says.

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News

Bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff.

January 12, 2012 An extravagantly talented bass-baritone takes an unfortunate early retirement at age 52.

Reviews

Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená with violinist Daniel Stabrawa and tenor Mark Padmore perform in Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

April 10, 2012 Watch an excerpt of Peter Sellars' semi-staged "ritualization" of Bach's dramatic passion story.

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In better days, a New York City Opera attendee takes in a display about the beleagured company's rich history.

January 13, 2012 Newly discovered Brahms, a baritone's farewell and the iPhone that mauled Mahler.

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

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The NPR Listener's Encyclopedia Of Classical Music

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  • Album: The NPR Listener's Encyclopedia Of Classical Music
  • Artist: Ted Libbey
  • Released: 2006
 

Schubert: Winterisse

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  • Album: Schubert: Winterisse
  • Artist: Thomas Quasthoff
  • Label: RCA Records
  • Released: 1998