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Alban Berg artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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Wozzeck

September 3, 2010 The disturbed title character struggles with jealously and poverty in Berg's powerful tragedy.

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Pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin at the 2010 Rockport Chamber Music Festival

July 14, 2010 Hear the courageous pianist make finger-scorching sonatas by Liszt and Berg sound easy as pie.

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A scene from Puccini's "Tosca"

September 16, 2010 Where will True Blood fans get their fix now that season three has ended? In a word: Opera.

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January 1, 2008 In The Rest Is Noise, critic Alex Ross explores the richness of modern music.

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Soprano Cheryl Barker (as Jenůfa) and tenor Peter Wedd (as Luca) sing in a production of Leoš Janáček's Jenůfa from Opera Australia.

April 18, 2012 Opera reinvents itself in the hands of innovative composers facing a new century.

Alban Berg

November 19, 2010 Berg's finely tuned palate suffered during his term in the army -- but he found ways to compensate.

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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [Original 1935 Production Version]

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  • Album: Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [Original 1935 Production Version]
  • Artist: John Mauceri
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2006
 

Alban Berg: Wozzeck

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  • Album: Alban Berg: Wozzeck
  • Artist: Claudio Abbado
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 1988
 

Richard Strauss: Salome [Remastered]

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  • Album: Richard Strauss: Salome [Remastered]
  • Artist: Georg Solti
  • Label: Decca
 

Janácek: Jenufa

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  • Album: Janácek: Jenufa
  • Artist: Charles Mackerras
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 1985
 

Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

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  • Album: Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
  • Artist: Roger Desormiere
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 2006