Dinnerstein's performance in Cuba followed the release of Broadway-Lafayette, an album of piano concertos. Lisa-Marie Mazzucco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein On A Trip To Cuba And Making Music Out Of Difficulty
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Simone Dinnerstein performs a Tiny Desk Concert in April 2014. Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein: Tiny Desk Concert
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Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein (left) and singer-songwriter Tift Merrit collaborate on the new album Night. Lisa Marie Mazzucco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Merritt And Dinnerstein, A Musical Odd Couple, On Bridging Their Worlds
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Simone Dinnerstein (left) and Tift Merritt's new album, Night, comes out March 19. Lisa-Marie Mazzucco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein & Tift Merritt, 'Night'
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Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and singer-songwriter Tift Merritt have an album coming out in March. Sony Classical hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein communes with the music of J.S. Bach at the NPR studio. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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Partita No. 1 in B-flat
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Cabinet Of Wonders: Episode Six
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Simone Dinnerstein, at NPR's Studio 4A, plays The Cohen Variations, a new piece based on Leonard Cohen's song "Suzanne." Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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A New Twist On A Leonard Cohen Classic
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Music by Bach helped launch the unusual career of Simone Dinnerstein. Frank Stewart/Savannah Music Festival hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein Communes With Bach
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