Conductor James Levine in rehearsal with Russian virtuoso Evgeny Kissin. Cory Weaver/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Ailing, A Favorite Conductor Stages His Comeback

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Barbara Hannigan and Bejun Mehta in the Festival at Aix production of Written on Skin. Pascal Victor/ArtComArt hide caption

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This Opera Will Eat Your Heart Out

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A new collection of Brahms and Mozart recordings by the Stuyvesant Quartet from 1947 conveys a kind of inward grace. Jay Shulman /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Forgotten Quartet, Reissued And Reevaluated

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Pamina (Amy Carson) and Tamino (Joseph Kaiser) in Kenneth Branagh's production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. Revolver Group hide caption

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Branagh Imagines Mozart's 'Magic Flute' In Wartime

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Oldenburg's fascination with simple, everyday objects often led him to food as a subject, as with Pastry Case, I, 1961-62. Claes Oldenburg/Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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The Art Of Life: Claes Oldenburg At MOMA

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A film still of New York City from 1952's This Is Cinerama. The film was meant to introduce audiences to the new Cinerama widescreen. Flicker Alley LLC hide caption

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Cinerama Brought The Power Of Peripheral Vision To The Movies

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John Schlesinger's 1971 film Sunday Bloody Sunday has just been released on Blu-ray. The film's complex love triangle starred Peter Finch, Murray Head and Glenda Jackson. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Mozart's Starring Role In 'Sunday Bloody Sunday'

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On her new album, opera star Cecilia Bartoli tackles the work of Baroque composer Agostino Steffani. Uli Weber/Decca hide caption

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Cecilia Bartoli's New 'Mission' Unearths Baroque Gems

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Bette Davis in the role of Jane Hudson in What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? The classic horror film, which has just turned 50, is being released on Blu-ray AP hide caption

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What Happened To 'Baby Jane'? She's Turning 50

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Elliott Carter at Tanglewood in 2008 on the occasion of his 100th birthday. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz is sitting right behind Carter. Michael J. Lutch hide caption

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Always A Rose: Elliott Carter Remembered

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Budapest Quartet Gets To The Heart Of Beethoven

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Gene Kelly stars as Don Lockwood in Singin' in the Rain. In celebration of the 1952 musical's 60th birthday, a newly restored print was released in theaters for a one-night public screening, and a new edition has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray. Warner Home Video hide caption

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60 Years Later, Still 'Singin' In The Rain'

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Tanglewood Celebrates 75th With Free Web Stream

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Johann Sebastian Bach wrote the St. Matthew Passion in 1727 for solo voices, double choir and double orchestra. Getty Digital hide caption

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'St. Matthew Passion': A Monumental Bach Feast

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NYPD officers Gunther Toody (Joe E. Ross) and Francis Muldoon (Fred Gwynne) patrolled the Bronx in the 1960s sitcom Car 54, Where Are You? Shanachie Entertainment hide caption

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'Car 54' Re-Release Drives An Old Fan To Reminisce

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