Does this ring a bell? Match the composers with their compositions that include sleigh bells.
December 22, 2011 How well do you know your bells? Match the jingling music with the composer who wrote it.
Edwin Outwater leads the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony in fresh music from the 40 and under crowd.
Kitchener Waterloo Symphony
December 20, 2011 An Ontario orchestra shines in recent music by Nico Muhly, Jonny Greenwood and Richard Reed Parry.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra has made its belated debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
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December 16, 2011 A belated Boston debut, betting on a symphony, composing at 103, and a new CD from Hannibal Lecter.
Don't let a bounty of baritones leave you bewildered.
December 14, 2011 Hear what happens when the natural male speaking voice turns to song in this baritone bonanza.
Cloud and Light, by Tshio Hosokawa, was written for the ancient Japanes instrument called the sho.
December 11, 2011 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.
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Fiction by the Ebene Quartet was one of our favorite albums this year.
December 8, 2011 From American modernism to Mendelssohn and the massive sound of Mahler, a wide-ranging top 10 list.
Tenor Mark Padmore (right) and pianist Paul Lewis have teamed up again for the songs of Franz Schubert.
December 6, 2011 Mark Padmore and Paul Lewis find the bitterness between Schubert's deceivingly sweet lines.
December 5, 2011 A dozen items — including recordings, books, toys and even wine — to delight classical music lovers.
Tenors may be characterized as head-strong and unpredictable, but they can produce pretty sounds.
November 30, 2011 If you're talking about the kings of the high Cs, make sure you know your facts from fabrications.
November 27, 2011 The Polish musician's unique soundscapes are a surprising blend of electronic and classical music.
November 26, 2011 Hear the agile musician's rigorously crafted songs, which fall somewhere between classical and pop.
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Charles Castronovo stars as the bashful postman in Daiel Catan's opera, Il Postino.
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November 24, 2011 The late opera composer's delightful final work will be broadcast on many PBS stations.
What are your favorite music and food pairings?
November 18, 2011 Does Mozart go with meat loaf? Grieg with gravy? What are your perfect food and music pairings?
November 17, 2011 The genre-bending cellist heads a dream team of string players in music that borrows from bluegrass.
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Don't mix up your mezzos and contraltos.
November 16, 2011 Learn to love our low-voiced lady opera singers who get to play everything from royalty to rivals.
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