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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
May 12, 2007 Conductor Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony tell the tale of Scheherazade.
August 25, 2011 Catch the buzz: Commentator Miles Hoffman finds gorgeous musical evocations of the lowly bumblebee.
April 18, 2005 When pianist Laura Rosser performs, she hears colors -- each note has its own associated hue.
May 12, 2006 The group plays Flight of the Bumblebee and a five-piano arrangement of the West Side Story Suite.
June 17, 2011 A Russian composer's fascination with a shadowy tale from the life of Ivan the Terrible.
April 3, 2009 Rimsky-Korsakov brings his brilliant, orchestral wizardy to a sprawling, historical drama.
September 26, 2008 Rimsky-Korsakov's spectacular opera combines ancient folklore, fervent religion and ravishing music.
May 26, 2012 The venerable brass quintet sports virtuosic, fresh-faced players in tried-and-true repertoire.
November 21, 2011 The celebrated tenor pairs music and wine with three seasonal dishes from his home country.
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