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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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May 12, 2007 Conductor Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony tell the tale of Scheherazade.

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A bee at work.

August 25, 2011 Catch the buzz: Commentator Miles Hoffman finds gorgeous musical evocations of the lowly bumblebee.

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April 18, 2005 When pianist Laura Rosser performs, she hears colors -- each note has its own associated hue.

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May 12, 2006 The group plays Flight of the Bumblebee and a five-piano arrangement of the West Side Story Suite.

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May 12, 2007 Conductor Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony tell the tale of Scheherazade.

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Rimsky-Korsakov's 'The Tsar's Bride' at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

June 17, 2011 A Russian composer's fascination with a shadowy tale from the life of Ivan the Terrible.

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April 3, 2009 Rimsky-Korsakov brings his brilliant, orchestral wizardy to a sprawling, historical drama.

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September 26, 2008 Rimsky-Korsakov's spectacular opera combines ancient folklore, fervent religion and ravishing music.

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Jonathan Carney is the concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

April 8, 2014 Test your knowledge of symphonic violin solos with the concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony.

Canadian Brass performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

May 26, 2012 The venerable brass quintet sports virtuosic, fresh-faced players in tried-and-true repertoire.

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Operatic tenor Joseph Calleja has a passion for music, food and wine.

November 21, 2011 The celebrated tenor pairs music and wine with three seasonal dishes from his home country.

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