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Sergei Prokofiev (pictured) wrote a Fifth Symphony that has special resonance in Sao Paulo for conductor Marin Alsop.

Read A Grand Soviet Symphony, By Way Of Brazil

July 21, 2012 – An American conductor explains why Russian music suits her Sao Paolo orchestra.

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Behzod Abduraimov.

Read Meet Your New Piano Idol: Behzod Abduraimov

May 1, 2012 – A fabulous debut recording from a 21-year-old pianist who's poised to take the world by storm.

The animated short 'Fourth Orange' by director Julia Titova.

Watch The 'Fourth Orange': An Animated Short On Prokofiev's Life

February 2, 2012 – Watch a beautiful animated short film that chronicles Prokofiev's life.

The Orchestra of St. Luke's opens The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan.

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July 14, 2011 – Hear the ensemble christen its new concert space with conductor Ivan Fischer. APM

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Cover art for the American release of Peter And The Wolf on RCA Victor.

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May 2, 2011 – Prokofiev's classic fairytale turns 75. It's an innocent piece written during troubled times. WNYC

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A russian waltz

Watch War And Peace And New Year's Eve

December 31, 2010 – Hear a wistful little waltz by Prokofiev to welcome in the New Year.

Wolf by moonlight

Listen Prokofiev's 'Peter And The Wolf' (And Scott Simon)

March 20, 2010 – Hear Scott Simon and conductor Marin Alsop prepare for their Baltimore Symphony performance.

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Boris Berman

Listen Unearthing Prokofiev: Rare Works Get NYC Debut

February 9, 2010 – The Soviet composer's newly discovered music for ballet and opera will be on display Tuesday night.

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Read Classical Party: A Summer Night To Remember WGUC

August 6, 2009 – Spend the latter part of the season reveling in classical composers who embraced summer nights. WGUC

Listen Russian Valentine: Prokofiev's Romeo And Juliet

February 10, 2009 – Prokofiev's passionate, often violent music makes the tale of star-crossed lovers sound fresh.

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Listen Musicians in Paradise: Hawaii Hosts Teen Talent

July 23, 2008 – From Schumann on tuba to a traditional Chinese folk song, these young musicians shine in Honolulu.

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Read Classical Music for the Birds WVXU

February 27, 2008 – Hear music that soars with inspiration from our fine-feathered friends. WVXU

Listen Piano Pathways: Daniel Pollack, 50 Years Later

January 12, 2008 – The pianist talks about playing at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, and his subsequent career.

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Listen Teen Talent Takes the Spotlight in Columbus

January 2, 2008 – A lone pianist and 10 string players take the stage in Columbus, Ohio's Southern Theatre.

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Read APM Highlights Great Classical Voices of 2007 APM

December 21, 2007 – From Minnesota to Venezuela, this list of 2007's top classical discs spans continents and eras. APM

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