Van Cliburn presents Christopher Shih with the First Place prize for winning the Sixth International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in Fort Worth, Texas. Rodger Mallison/Cliburn Foundation hide caption

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James Carter's new album, featuring compositions of Roberto Sierra, is called Caribbean Rhapsody. Vincent Soyez/Emarcy Records hide caption

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The new album Caribbean Rhapsody is the result of a ten-year collaboration between jazz saxophonist James Carter and classical composer Roberto Sierra. Vincent Soyez/Emarcy Records hide caption

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NOW Ensemble's new album Awake features five so-called indie classical composers. New Amsterdam hide caption

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Amjad Ali Khan performs his concerto Samaagam with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Mumbai. Pip Eastop/World Village Records hide caption

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Soprano Ying Huang in the title role of Zhou Long's Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Madame White Snake. Clive Grainger /Opera Boston hide caption

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