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Take A Deep Dive Into yMusic's Video For The Buoyant 'Sunset Boulevard'

Falling fast, jumping high and one stratospheric sky dive, are all themes explored in a new stop-motion animated video from the ensemble, yMusic.

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Ludovico Einaudi, 'Petricor' (Live)

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Watch the pianist and composer, joined by a full band, in a stunning live performance for KCRW.

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In Chaotic Times, A Singer's Plea For Freedom

Opera star Joyce DiDonato does more than sing — she lends her voice to social causes. Watch her new video, a haunting depiction of a woman trapped in conflict.

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Best Music Videos Of 2016

Get Lost In Carolina Eyck's Ethereal Garden

A magical landscape, the sounds of a slithery theremin and one elastic dancer offer an oasis of tranquility in a hectic world.

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Gustavo Dudamel Opens Carnegie Hall Season With 'The Rite Of Spring'

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The charismatic conductor first heard Stravinsky's rambunctious music when he was just 8. Watch him lead the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela live on Thursday night.

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First Watch: Maya Beiser, 'Air'

In a new video, the cellist plays with time and memory, turning back the clock to when she first heard J.S. Bach's music on a scratchy old LP. It remains, she says, a timeless lodestar for her art.

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Yuja Wang Plays Carnegie Hall

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Hear one of today's most charismatic pianists perform music with deep psychological — and physical — dimensions by Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms.

Yuja Wang Plays Carnegie Hall

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The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall

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Dmitri Shostakovich's powerful Seventh Symphony was written during the devastating World War II siege of Leningrad. Hear Mariss Jansons lead the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall

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First Watch: Michael Mizrahi, 'Harpsichords'

In this animated video, pianist Michael Mizrahi channels the old Baroque harpsichord in new music written for him by Troy Herion.

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Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Music director Iván Fischer conducts a Liszt piano concerto with Marc-André Hamelin as soloist, and a powerful wartime symphony by Prokofiev.

Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

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