The Tallinn Chamber Orchestra's new album, Mirror, features music by Estonian composer Tõnu Kõrvits. Kaupo Kikkas /ECM Records hide caption

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09Plainland Song
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Shostakovich Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9
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Yuja Wang played a demanding program at Carnegie Hall, topped by four encores. Ebru Yildiz/for NPR hide caption

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Yuja Wang Plays Carnegie Hall
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The New York-based orchestra Alarm Will Sound puts a fresh twist on The Beatles' most maligned song. Carl Sander Socolow/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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01Revolution 9
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    Alarm Will Sound presents Modernists
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Yehudi Menuhin, born 100 years ago, was far more than a violin virtuoso. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Yehudi Menuhin's Potent Blend Of Music, Humanism And Politics
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Conductor Mariss Jansons led the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall Wednesday in Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad." AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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The 'Leningrad' Symphony At Carnegie Hall
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Musicians from the French ensembles Dedalus and Muzzix have recreated an album by Moondog, originally released in 1971. Christian Mathieu/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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24Behold
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Is Battle Fatigue Over? The Met Rehires A Banned Soprano
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Singers in the newly formed vocal group ORA perform music old and brand new. Nick Rutter/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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08Kyrie after Byrd
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    Harmonia Mundi
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