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Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra, in concert at Carnegie Hall.

Read The Philadelphia Orchestra At Carnegie Hall WQXR

January 17, 2013 – The famed "Philadelphia Sound" comes to New York in music by Ravel and Shostakovich. WQXR

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads his forces through a vibrant opening-weekend performance of Stravinsky, Stucky and Ravel on Sept. 30, 2012.

Listen Gustavo Dudamel Conducts 'The Rite Of Spring' In Concert KUSC

October 1, 2012 – Hear Stravinsky's iconic Rite Of Spring and a world premiere conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. KUSC

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.

Daniel Hope occupies his time performing, recording, writing, shooting videos and running music festivals.

Listen Daniel Hope: A Renaissance Man In Savannah

April 5, 2012 – The violinist, author and festival producer plays in a concert of French chamber music.


Ask your doctor about prescription Bolero.

Read Ask Your Doctor About Prescription Bolero

January 20, 2012 – Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.

The Ebène Quartet plays everything from surf rock and jazz standards to Debussy and Ravel.

Listen Ebene Quartet: The Art Of The French String Quartet

July 13, 2011 – Hear the versatile group play Ravel, Debussy and Fauré at the Savannah Music Festival.


Up close and very personal: young listeners get a taste of classical music at New York's Baby Got Bach.

Read Crayons, Jam Sessions And Duck Quacks

May 19, 2011 – How pianist Orli Shaham coaxes preschoolers to take in Bach, Schumann and Ravel.

The cover of Roger Nichols' new biography of Maurice Ravel.

Watch Ravel's 'Boléro,' Bastardized

May 4, 2011 – From "10" to an orchestra of marimbas: Ravel's most popular work, in all kinds of renditons.


Spira Mirabilis

Watch Random Acts Of Classical Music

November 10, 2010 – Flash concerts have grown popular in the past year as a way to reach a wider audience.

The St Lawrence String Quartet contrasts music by Ravel and Adams at the WGBH studio.

Listen String Quartet Soulmates: Ravel and Adams WGBH

June 30, 2010 – Hear the St. Lawrence Quartet play music by Maurice Ravel and John Adams in the WGBH studio. WGBH


Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard takes an assortment of French music to WGBH, in Boston.

Listen Pierre-Laurent Aimard's Piano Francais WGBH

May 13, 2010 – The French pianist focuses on modern music from his homeland at the WGBH studio in Boston. WGBH


The Dante Quartet

Listen Dante Quartet: Stirring Up Impressionist Energy

March 17, 2010 – The group etches out finely brushed musical shapes in the Debussy and Ravel string quartets.


Watch Australian Chamber Orchestra: Tiny Desk Concert

December 21, 2009 – Members of the adventurous ensemble play music by Ravel and an original piece, Egyptian-style.


Read Hitting The Sweet Spot: Best Classical Of 2009 WGBH

December 18, 2009 – Hear today's top classical musicians revisit the music they know and love best. WGBH

Watch Christopher O'Riley: Reliving A Love For Ravel

November 6, 2009 – See the pianist play Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin, an old favorite from his student days.

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