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In the operatic version of Doubt, Father Flynn (Matthew Worth) must defend his name after a suspicious Sister Aloysius (Christine Brewer) accuses him of sexually abusing an altar boy.

Watch New Opera Gets Benefit Of The 'Doubt'

January 25, 2013 – After a Pulitzer, a Tony and several Oscar nods, Doubt returns to the stage, this time as an opera.


Don McLean back in the day (1975). American Pie came out in 1971.

Read Don McLean Fined For Speeding; No Chevy (Or Levee) Involved

January 25, 2013 – Do we have to tell you why you'd want to know what kind of car it was?

Adam Green and Binki Shapiro team up for a self-titled collection of late '60s folk-pop.

Watch I Hate You, I Miss You; A Duo Laments Love's Many Knots

January 25, 2013 – Adam Green and Binki Shapiro sing about their exes and the little things they took for granted.

The Nazis imprisoned Czech composer Rudolf Karel (shown here in a sketch from 1945) for helping the resistance in Prague. He wrote his compositions down on toilet paper.

Read Honoring 'Our Will To Live': The Lost Music Of The Holocaust

January 25, 2013 – An Italian musicologist is resurrecting works written in World War II camps.


Why Time Warner Cable Dropped Ovation.

Read Why Time Warner Cable Dropped Ovation

January 25, 2013 – Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.

Anne Akiko Meyers, holding the "Vieuxtemps" Guarneri del Gesu violin, which reportedly sold for a record price. She says the anonymous buyer has offered her use of the instrument for life.

Read Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week

January 25, 2013 – Anne Akiko Meyer's newest super-pricey fiddle and leadership changes from Munich to New York.

Belinda Smith.

Listen Belinda Smith On Mountain Stage

January 25, 2013 – The West Virginia favorite brings a few of her own songs to this live concert in her home state.


Vusi Mahlasela's new album, a live recording of his 20th-anniversary show in Johannesburg, is titled Sing to the People.

Read Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings 'To The People'

January 24, 2013 – The South African singer's new recording is a live concert featuring his most powerful anthems.


Dinosaur Jr.

Read Dinosaur Jr. On World Cafe WXPN

January 24, 2013 – The venerated rock trio plays songs from its new album, I Bet on Sky, and talks about its reunion. WXPN


Relaxed young woman listening woman in park

Watch When You Hear Music, Are You Really Listening?

January 24, 2013 – What's the best way to listen to music without letting it seep harmlessly into the ether?

Mexican Institute of Sound performs live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Mexican Institute Of Sound KCRW

January 24, 2013 – Watch Mexico City producer Camilo Lara perform "Es-Toy" on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Beethoven Symphony No. 7: 'Epic Growing Majesty'

January 24, 2013 – Ramsey shares some of his favorite songs for Tell Me More's 'In Your Ear' segment.


Watcha Clan lead singer Sista K.

Listen It's A Trap! 7 New Songs That Will Capture You

January 24, 2013 – This week's episode of Alt.Latino is all about shining a light on unusual and stunning vocalists.


On her new album, Petra Goes To The Movies, Petra Haden recreates movie themes using densely layered arrangements of her own voice.

Watch How Music Transforms The Silver Screen

January 24, 2013 – Recent films, and a new album by Petra Haden, show how music can help bond a movie to the audience.

NewFound Road

Listen NewFound Road On Mountain Stage

January 24, 2013 – Hear the band blend traditional pop, folk, soul and bluegrass, recorded live in West Virginia.


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