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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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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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Classical Fans Tell Stories Of 'First Loves'

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