Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a concert of powerhouse orchestral works at Carnegie Hall. AJ Wilhelm for NPR Music hide caption

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Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert
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Titania awakes clinging rapturously to Bottom, still wearing the donkey's head, in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Mendelssohn wrote music for a production of the play in 1843. Henry Fuseli/Getty Images hide caption

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Marin Alsop's Guide To Mendelssohn's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
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An engraving of composer Felix Mendelssohn, c. 1840. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Midspring Surprise: Lost Mendelssohn Song Found
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Turkey, Cranberries And Composers At The Table
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The Nashville Symphony celebrates the return to its acoustically rich concert hall after last spring's devastating flood. Harry Butler hide caption

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Mendelssohn: Fair Melusine Overture
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British soprano Kate Royal grew up in a pop-music household, but found her way to classical music and opera. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear Kate Royal In Concert With The L.A. Philharmonic
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