Tenor William Burden, pictured at the far left, plays George Bailey in the new production. Karen Almond/Houston Grand Opera hide caption

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Bringing A Christmas Classic To Wonderful Life — On Stage

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Harold Lopez-Nussa hopes increased exchange between Cuban and American musicians can continue. "I have a lot of hope about this approach," he says. "It will be better for all of us." Eduardo Rawdriguez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Jazz Pianist Considers Fidel Castro's Music Education Legacy

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Mary Halvorson's latest album, Away With You, is a collection of octets. Peter Gannushkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Why Mary Halvorson Sounds Like No Other Guitarist

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Detroit native Aretha Franklin sings the national anthem prior to the start of the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings game at Ford Field on November 24, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen To Yusuf/Cat Steven's Remake Of "I Love My Dog"

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Opetaia Foa'i and Lin-Manuel Miranda are two of the architects of the Moana soundtrack. Disney hide caption

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In 'Moana,' New Voices Both Uphold And Challenge The Disney Tradition

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Mose Allison, circa 2000. The celebrated pianist and composer died in Hilton Head, S.C. this week. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Celebrated Jazz Musician Mose Allison Dies At 89

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