Alan Gilbert (center) with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall. He has left that orchestra and announced his new position as chief conductor of the NDR Elbphiharmonie, in Hamburg, Germany. Andrew Toth/Getty Images hide caption

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An illustrated scene from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the play Mendelssohn celebrates in his expansive, beautiful Overture in E major, Op. 21. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet Felix Mendelssohn, Composer Of The Original Song Of The Summer

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Jason Haaheim is principal timpanist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Justin Haaheim/Courtesy of Jason Haaheim hide caption

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Meet The Nanotechnologist Behind The Timpani At The Met

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NIH Director Francis Collins and Renée Fleming, who is Artistic Advisor at Large for the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., sing a duet. Shelby Knowles/NPR hide caption

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The Soprano And The Scientist: A Conversation About Music And Medicine

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From left to right: Aria Mason (Rosalia), Ebonee Davis (Piquita) and Kenya Lawrence Jackson (La Flamenca) star in OperaCréole's production of La Flamenca. Cedric A. Ellsworth/Courtesy of OperaCréole hide caption

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A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History

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Actors Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford on the set of the original Star Wars film. The movie was originally released on May 25, 1977. Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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The new album from the Philadelphia-based chamber choir The Crossing features music by John Luther Adams. Courtesy of Cantaloupe Music hide caption

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02The White Wind

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The "magical" music during the opening credits of Twin Peaks, originally broadcast in 1990, sets the tone for the cult classic. CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Composer Angelo Badalamenti, Master Of Mood, Returns To 'Twin Peaks'

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Composer Lou Harrison was open to the vividness of other cultures throughout his life. He helped introduce Indonesian gamelan music to the West. Courtesy of Eva Soltes hide caption

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Lou Harrison, The 'Maverick' Composer With Asia In His Ears

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The Brooklyn Youth Chorus performs Silent Voices, a multi-composer work that addresses social concerns articulated by the young singers themselves. Julienne Schaer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In The Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Teens Speak Up By Singing Out

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Min Kym is shown at her debut recital at the Serenates D'Estiu Festival in Majorca in July 1992. Courtesy of Min Kym/Crown hide caption

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Her Violin Stolen, A Prodigy's World Became 'Unstrung'

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Violinist Adrian Pintea, from The Julliard School, plays a 1729 Stradivari known as the "Solomon, Ex-Lambert" in 2007 at Christie's in New York. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is A Stradivarius Violin Easier To Hear? Science Says Nope

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