The JACK Quartet thrives on high-intensity repertoire. Justin Bernhaut hide caption

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Classics in Concert

JACK Quartet And ICE, In Concert At (Le) Poisson Rouge WQXR-FM

These explosive ensembles performed works by modern composers Earl Brown, Caleb Burhans and others.

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Pavla Vykopalova (right) and Pavel Cernoch play the lovers Marenka and Jenik in Smetana’s Bartered Bride, from the Prague National Opera. Hana Smejkalova hide caption

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The Bartered Bride

Hidden identities and secret bargains characterize this Czech comedy from the Prague National Opera.

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Gogol Bordello In Concert WXPN-FM

Hear the uninhibited gypsy punk band bring down the house at World Cafe Live.

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Matana Roberts performs live at The Jazz Gallery. Patrick Jarenwattananon/NPR hide caption

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A Blog Supreme

Matana Roberts' COIN COIN: Live In Concert WBGO-FM

For the alto saxophonist, music tells the complicated story of her family. Hear the performance.

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Anthony Braxton performs at Le Poisson Rouge. Peter Gannushkin/downtownmusic.net hide caption

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Anthony Braxton's 65th-Birthday Concert WNYC

Hear the visionary composer with his 12+2tet, plus a surprise performance with his old quartet.

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