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Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená collaborated with a conductor she knows well, the Berlin Philharmonic's Simon Rattle — who's also her husband.

Read Magdalena Kozena's Labor of 'Love And Longing'

August 7, 2012 – The mezzo-soprano's mastery of expression in a wide variety of music shines on her new album.

Rusalka (Christine Opolais) gives up her immortality for a chance at love with the prince (Klaus Florian Vogt) — but she's not the only one who has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Read Life Yields to Love in Dvorak's 'Rusalka' WDAV

March 25, 2011 – In this fairy-tale opera, a water nymph gives up her immortality for the love of a prince. WDAV


Yakov Kreizberg was the music director of the Monte Carlo Philharmonic.

Watch Conductor Yakov Kreizberg Dead at 51

March 16, 2011 – The lauded conductor died peacefully after a long illness, according to his manager.

Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano

Listen 2010 Gramophone Award Winners Announced

October 4, 2010 – The venerable British classical music magazine has announced winners in 24 categories.


Zuill Bailey

Listen First Loves: Cellist Zuill Bailey's Front Row Revelation

September 21, 2010 – The cellist recalls the power of Dvorak's Cello Concerto in concert, up close and cosmic.


The Emerson String Quartet

Listen The Emerson Quartet At (Le) Poisson Rouge WQXR

April 26, 2010 – The lauded quartet played music from its broad repertoire, live from New York City. WQXR


The Brooklyn Bridge in 1884. Dvorak would arrive in New York eight years later to head the National Conservatory of Music.

Listen Dvorak's Symphony For A 'New World'

November 24, 2009 – The Bohemian composer claimed "everyone who has a nose must smell America" in his Symphony No. 9.


Listen Losing It All For Love: Dvorak's 'Rusalka'

November 6, 2009 – In Dvorak's dream-like opera, a little mermaid's ultimate sacrifice goes unrewarded.


Listen Master Cellist Plays Dvorak's Classic Concerto

March 3, 2009 – Hear Mstislav Rostropovich's powerful performance of Dvorak's American-made Cello Concerto.


Listen Beaux Arts Trio Bids Farewell At Tanglewood APM

August 19, 2008 – Hear the final and bittersweet U.S. performance by the chamber ensemble, after a 53-year run. APM


Listen Dvorak's Symphonic Journey to the 'New World'

April 18, 2008 – The Czech composer pours his heart into perhaps the finest symphony made in America.


Listen Dvorak's 'American Quartet' Via St. Petersburg WGBH

April 1, 2008 – The St. Petersburg String Quartet takes a romantic favorite by Dvorak to the WGBH studios. WGBH


Read The New York Philharmonic Plays Pyongyang

February 26, 2008 – In an act of symphonic diplomacy, the orchestra pays a visit to the North Korean capital.

Listen New York Philharmonic Set for North Korea Show

February 25, 2008 – The group is slated to perform Wagner, Dvorak and Gershwin for the historic occasion.


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