Leo Brouwer went from being an orphan in Cuba to one of the most prolific Latin American composers alive today. Danay Nápoles/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'To Be Useful Is Something Incredible': Leo Brouwer Reflects On His Legacy

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On the new album Rímur, Trio Mediaeval teams up with trumpeter Arve Henriksen. Oddleiv Apneseth/Courtesy of ECM hide caption

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04Morgunstjarna

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    Morgunstjarna
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    Rimur
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    Trio Mediaeval
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    ECM
    Released
    2017

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Max Richter brings a diverse playlist with him for an NPR Music Guest DJ session. Yulia Mahr/Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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What's Composer Max Richter Listening To? Pretty Much Everything

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Confronting Anti-Semitism In Russia, In Words And Then Music

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Members of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus perform in Bryce Dessner's Black Mountain Songs at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Julieta Cervantes hide caption

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Childhood's Retreat

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'The Tinder Opera' Creators Hope You Swipe Right On Online Opera

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Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski's new album, Fantasies, features music by Mozart and Schumann. Warner Classics hide caption

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On 'Fantasies,' Mozart and Schumann Shimmer In The Shadows

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Mira Wang plays Roman Totenberg's long lost Ames Stradivarius violin in New York, on March 8, 2017. Wang, a former student of Totenberg's, played the instrument at a private concert in New York on March 13. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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A Stolen, Then Recovered, Stradivarius Returns To The Stage

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Aubrey Allicock (right) portrays boxing champ Emile Griffith in his prime, along with Andrew McLaughlin, in Terence Blanchard's Champion, at Washington National Opera. Scott Suchman/Washington National Opera hide caption

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The National Symphony Orchestra: NPR's House Band For A Day

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Caroline Shaw's "i will hold you" is performed by the choir called The Crossing, and members of the International Contemporary Ensemble. The album, Seven Responses, will be released Feb. 24. Andrew Musson hide caption

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Caroline Shaw's Helping 'Hands'

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