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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Conductor Simon Rattle, who has reportedly told the Berlin Philharmonic he will leave his post there in 2018. Thomas Rabsch/courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Riccardo Muti so impressed composer Carl Orff with his 1980 'Carmina Burana' performance that Orff reworked some tempo and dynamic markings in the score to hew to Muti's interpretation. Torsten Kjellstrand for NPR hide caption

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Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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To Russia, With Musical Love — After 22 Years' Absence

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At age 85, conductor Pierre Boulez says he might start to cut back on concerts in favor of spending more time composing. courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc. hide caption

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Composer-Conductor Pierre Boulez At 85

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Ted Libbey And Fred Child Recommend Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra

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City By City, A Night At The Symphony

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Chicago Symphony Tops U.S. Orchestras

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