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Recycled Brilliance:  Rossini's 'Sigismondo'

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Modern audiences embrace this rarely-performed opera, even though Rossini reuses earlier tunes.

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Admiral Radley, Recorded Live In Concert

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Hear the band, featuring Grandaddy's Jason Lytle, perform a full show from Philadelphia.

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Elizabeth And The Catapult In Concert

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Hear the whimsical trio's newest music live in concert at noon ET from World Cafe Live.

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Lizz Wright On Mountain Stage

The soulful singer-songwriter gets in touch with her gospel roots on her latest album.

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Discovering New Bands at CMJ

All Songs Considered intern Sarah Ventre fell in love with the band Dominant Legs at CMJ.

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Unparalleled Dysfunction: Strauss' 'Elektra'

Strauss's sumptuous one-act opera tells the lurid story of a young woman and her homicidal family.

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